Renee Kimbro – Obit

Renee Kimbro, 54, of Oklee, MN passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at her residence with her loving caregivers at her side after over a year of fighting ALS.

Visitation for Renee will be held from 3:00 PM to 5 PM on Friday June 5, 2020 at Johnson Funeral Service, Oklee, MN. Graveside service will be held at 6:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Brooks, MN with Father Bob Schreiner Officiating following all MN and CDC Covid-19 requirements. Please feel free to bring a lawn chair and umbrella.

Renee Marie Grove was born April 26, 1966 to Sherlen and Evangeline (Hince) Grove in Red Lake Falls, MN. She grew up in Brooks Minnesota and attended school in Plummer Minnesota.

Renee was married to Ralph Kimbro on November 17, 1995 at the Red Lake County Courthouse. The couple lived in the Erskine area until moving to Faribault Minnesota the end of 1997. They moved to Oklee in July of 2009 and have resided there since.

Renee is survived by her husband, Ralph; children, Brenton (Samantha) Gerholdt, Dustin Gerholdt, April (Trapper Stine) Kimbro; grandchildren, Mackenzie, Isaac, Spencer, Liam, Austin, Addyson, Joshua, Robert and Mason; siblings, Vicki (Dan Benoit) Grove, Scott (Becky Boehrnsen) Grove, Ricky (Rachel Carlson) Grove, Darrin (Penny) Grove and Tammy (Jody) Benedick; father-in-law, Oliver Kimbro and brother-in-law, Brian Kimbro and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews.

Renee was preceded in death by her mother, Evangeline; infant daughter, grandparents, Lillian & Theodore Hince and Nordean & Alice Grove; mother-in-law, Mary Kimbro.

The family thanks the Hospice team for the great support, along with Penny and Darrin for all of the help they provided. Renee will always be missed, forever in our hearts.

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