Carolyn Helen (Lefebvre) Rentmeester, 83, passed away peacefully at home on September 17, 2021. She was born on December 18, 1937 in Green Bay, WI to the late Bernard and Mercedes (Stobbe) Lefebvre. She graduated from Green Bay East High School in 1955
She married Roger Edward Rentmeester in May, 1957. Carolyn was a lifelong resident of Green Bay except for 14 years when Roger’s career took them to Albuquerque, NM. Throughout the years, she loved to golf and travel with Roger and family. Travel included numerous trips around the US and international travel to Aruba, The Philippines and Mexico. Carolyn was a dog lover and had several Miniature German Schnauzers over the years including Lexi, Maxi, & Abby.
She worked for the United States Post Office for many years in Green Bay. She was a member of the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Green Bay, WI where at various times she served as clerk and member of the Board. Her passions included needlework, sewing, crafts, bird watching, jigsaw puzzles and gardening. She was a member of EGA in Green Bay and Albuquerque. She loved sitting outside, reading, swimming, walking, playing card games, and spending her winters in Arizona where two of her children lived.
She is survived by her children Laurie Gibson, Lisa Rentmeester, Michael Rentmeester and Scott Rentmeester; grandchildren, Jocelyn (Jeremy) Aley, Jeremy (Ginger) Rentmeester, Justin Rentmeester, Jon Rentmeester, Jennifer Rentmeester, Heather (Jake) Lenss, Wyatt Rentmeester and Cassidy (Joe Parent) Rentmeester; 12 great grandchildren with another due in December; and sisters, Marianne Lefebvre and Kathy (Jim) Miller.
She was preceded in death by husband Roger, brother Ralph Lefebvre, sister Susan Meyer and sister-in-law Dolores Heezen.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 16, 2021 from 2 PM - 3 PM at Newcomer - Green Bay Chapel, 340 S. Monroe Avenue, Green Bay. A service celebrating Carolyn's life will follow at 3 PM in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Green Bay Botanical Garden or Green Bay Animal Rescue.
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