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“To all of you that sent messages and gifts, On behalf of my family and myself, I wanted to thank you for the beautiful flowers you sent, they...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Thomas R Renteria and Family - MN

“Aunt Carmen & Family Our deepest symapthy for your lost. And our thoughts and prayers will be with yall in this time of need. Tony , Diana...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Tony Renteria - Nephew

“I was sadden by the death of my Uncle my mother Mary his sister loved him very much as well as his other children.....Raul,Ricky,Yolanda and Joe...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Corene Renteria Munoz - Leander, TX

“My deepest sympathy to Carmen & Family. ---I will miss you Dad....Even when you were not around I have always had you in my heart. I'm thankful for...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: IRENE MOORE

“TE AMO' AGUELO ....HAVE A SAFE TRIP.. I WISH I COULD HAVE SPENT MORE TIME W / U.... Your granson' ...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Richard israel Renteria jr.

“Our thouhts and prayers are with you all in this time of need. My brother will truly be missed. love your sister Doris Renteria. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Sylvia Hinojosa

“~I think I met you once, I was just a little girl... but, even though I never knew you, you are still my Daddy's father, I am and will always be a...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: AngelCaprice Wright (Renteria)

“Aunt Carmen & family, Our prayers are with you all in this time of need. Whoever believes in Him should not perish but have eternal life. John 3...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: IRENE RENTERIA MOORE - AUSTIN, TX

“My deepest condolences, my brother will be greatly missed. With Love, you Aunt Mary. ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Mary Munoz - Austin, TX - Sister

“OUR CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YUH FROM HIS DAUGHTER YOLANDA RENTERIA SALAZAR AND FAMILY ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: YOLANDA RENTERIA SALAZAR - TX

“WITH DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO ALL OF THE RENTERIA FAMILY, FROM YOUR NEPHEW RAMON RENTERIA PEREZ AND FAMILY . AUSTIN TEXAS ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: RAMON PEREZ - NEPHEW


Raul L. Renteria, age 80, of Willmar, died Monday morning, June 4, at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 8, at the Church of St. Mary in Willmar. Interment will be at Cloverleaf Memorial Park in Willmar. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 7, at Peterson Brothers Funeral Home (www.petersonbrothers.com) in Willmar and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Raul Leonardo Renteria was born June 8, 1931, in Houston, Texas to Jose and Pauline (Laesano) Renteria. He grew up and received his education in Houston. He left school at an early age after his father became ill to help tend to the family farm, where they grew corn, spinach and cotton. In the late 1950s, he moved to Willmar. In November 1963, he married Carmen Quiroz. Raul worked at Chappell Duct and later as a mechanic at Town and Country Motors for over 25 years. He was hardworking, honest and kind. Raul loved to fix things, have coffee with the guys at Cash Wise and especially loved his pets.

He is survived by his wife: Carmen; their children: Thomas (and Michelle) Renteria of Willmar and Gina Renteria of San Francisco, CA; his children from a previous marriage: Raul Renteria of Dallas, TX and Richard, Joe and Yolanda Renteria, all of Austin, TX; several grandchildren, including: Jaydon & Jacob Renteria of Willmar; two sisters: Doris Renteria of Austin, TX and Mary Munoz of Leander, TX; several nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother: Vincente Renteria; and four sisters: Margaret Torres, Lupe Castro, Sophia Mendoza and Louisa Martinez.

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