Rena S. Blue
October 27, 1924 – March 11, 2018
Rena S. Blue, 93, of Greencastle passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Putnam County Hospital.
Rena was born in San Diego, California on October 27, 1924. She was a graduate of San Diego California High School.
Mrs. Blue opened a thrift store at Omar Bakery, and had worked as a Cook for DePauw University and Greencastle High School. She worked for P.R. Mallory until her retirement in 1972. After her retirement, she stayed home to take care of her family. She was a dedicated mother and housekeeper. Rena enjoyed attending church services at Mill Pond every Sunday. Rena loved to travel. She has been in 49 states 11 Provinces and Mexico with her son. She was also an avid mushroom hunter.
Survivors include three sons, Paul Blue, Jonathan Blue, and James Blue, all of Greencastle; four grandchildren, Heather Keil, (husband-Jeff), Greencastle, Jon David Blue, (wife-Jenny), Chicago, Illinois, Michael Blue, Bainbridge, and Shaun Blue, (wife-LeeDonna), Greencastle; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 38 years Paul Blue Sr.; three brothers, Allen, James, and Raymond Chinchillas; and two sisters, Maria and Mary Chinchillas.
Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2018, at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Pastor Buck Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service Friday.
Memories may be shared with the family at www.Hopkins-Rector.com.
- Visitation Friday, March 16, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, March 16, 2018
Rena S. Blue
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March 15, 2018
I will never forget the good times we had when you guys would come out to the house and we would do whatever we did. You were a sweet, sweet person and I will love you forever.
March 14, 2018
As a next door neighbor of many years I remember fondly of growing up and playing with Paul, Jr., John, though Jimmy was a little younger. I am sorry for your loss but glad that Rena had a long life filled with travel and a wonderful family. Peace and Love.