Patricia (Pat) Renaud, 94

Patricia (Pat) Renaud, age 94, died on February 25, 2024, at the Serenity House Hospice in Tomah, former resident of Agape Acres in Warrens, WI.

Pat was born to William Carleton and Irene (Helscher) Richardson on May 28, 1929. She attended Keota (Iowa) schools through high school, graduated in 1946, then attended Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. There she met her husband; Norman Renaud and they were married in 1948. They had four children, Dianne (Bob) Look of Rothschild, WI, George (Karalyn) Renaud of Tomah, WI, Denise (Bob) Preston of Keota, IA, and Anthony (Corrinna) Renaud, formerly of Phoenix, AZ. She had 15 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She enjoyed working as a teacher's assistant for many years and was also active in banking. She enjoyed gardening, was an avid reader, loved working with rescued animals and had a fond heart for veteran issues. She was a member of D.A.R, P.E.O, and Fornightly Club.

Pat was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Norman; daughter, Dianne and son, Anthony.


Memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at Powell Funeral Home in Keota, with Pastor Doug Tinnes officiating. Burial will be at Keota Cemetery.  Visitation will be from noon until service time at the funeral home.

The causes closest to her heart were books (Wilson Memorial Library in Keota), Paws and More Animal Shelter in Washington, Iowa, Tunnels to Towers and Serenity House Hospice in Tomah, WI.  Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Keota is caring for Pat and her family.  Tributes may be made at



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