Helen R. Rentz, 85, of West Valley City, Utah died March 31, 2013 from pneumonia.
She was born Feb. 28, 1928 in The Dalles, Oregon to Daniel and Lottie (Gattiker) Davis.
On July 18, 1958 in Drain, Oregon, she and John Matthew Rentz were married.
Helen was a homemaker and enjoyed various crafts, genealogy, gardening, visiting with friends, and letter writing. She made many friends throughout her 85 years and was loved by all who knew her.
She was a member of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and of the Jolly Circle and Sewing Club.
Survivors include a son, Timothy O. Rentz of San Antonio, Texas, a daughter, Anna M. Vandenhazel and husband, Scott, of West Valley City, Utah, a brother, James Q. Davis of Lebanon, Oregon and two grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband on Dec. 8, 2000, a son, John Q. Rentz, in 1982 and a grandson, Timothy J. Vandenhazel, in 2003.
A funeral will be held April 13 at 10 a.m. at the Cottage Grove Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with burial the same day at Drain Cemetery in Drain, Oregon.
Arrangements under the care of Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, Cottage Grove.