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Tuesday, March 29, 2005

Rosemary Virginia Schimmel Renfro, 83, of Brazil died at Union Hospital in Terre Haute at 12:40 p.m. Monday, March 29, 2005.

Born Aug. 27, 1921, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Fred and Estelle Bennett Schimmel.

She was a 1939 graduate of Garfield High School.

On Dec. 24, 1942, she married Robert Wayne Renfro.

She was a cashier at Hooks Pharmacy for four years before retiring in 1984. She was a dedicated member of Trinity Baptist Church in Brazil and enjoyed playing cards and board games.

She is preceded in death by her parents; a son, Robert Joseph Renfro; eight brothers and sisters, John Schimmel, Judeth Baker, Margaret Nipple, Dorothy Humphreys, Betty Peck, James Schimmel, Evelyn Schimmel and Jacqueline Schimmel.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Janet Lea Renfro, of Boynton Beach, Fla.; a sister, Jeanne Weber, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.,; and a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Maxine Schimmel, of Orange County, Calif.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday in Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Ave., Brazil, with Pastor Leonard Steeb officiating. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery in Terre Haute.

Visitation will be Wednesday, 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to Trinity Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available in the funeral home.

For more information or to light a candle, visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com.