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Kurt Rennemann

July 3, 1928 ~ September 3, 2008 (age 80)

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Our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother and uncle passed away, September 3, 2008 at his home surrounded by his family. Kurt was born in Wuppertal, Germany on July 3, 1928 to Heinrich and Martha Rennemann. He worked as a private secretary for a Mayor in Germany before moving to America. At 27, he came to America where he resided in Utah for the duration of his life. When he first arrived he worked in Yellowstone Park for a season as a cook and then in salt lake as a machinist for Western Rock Bit and then EIMCO. His passion was cars and he eventually opened Kurt's Carborator Service in 1961 off of State Street in Salt Lake City. Ten years later he expanded his hobby to Kurt's Sports Car Sales. He was in the business for over thirty years where he enjoyed his customers and made many close friends. His boys spent many hours with him in the car business and have continued in the trade. He was an avid traveler going back to Germany and Mexico many times. After his retirement, he would spend weeks in Mexico where he had a sail boat and enjoyed being on the water. He was a pilot and loved to fly. Kurt loved life, every day was full of enjoyment.
He is survived by his wife Connie of fifty-two years, four wonderful children, Bruce (Susan), slc, utah Curtis (Diane), West Valley City, Utah Henry wvc, utah and Yvonne (Jayson) herriman utah. Eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren, Sister Inge (Donald) Tucson AZ and one step-brother Hubert (Marlies) Edertal, Germany. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother Heinz. Kurt owned his own car business, Kurts Sports Cars in Salt Lake City for over 30 years. In Luie of flowers please make donations to the Alzheimers Association or the charitable organization of your choice. A viewing will be held at the Taylorsville Stake Center, 1950 West 4950 South from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. We share our appreciation to Stephanie, Sarah, Eric and Amy with the Hearts of Hospice for their care of our father and husband, Kurt.
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