Larry Joseph Renner

DIGHTON - Larry Joseph Renner, age 79, died on Oct. 22, 2020 at his home in Lane County, KS. He was born on Nov. 21, 1940 at Burlington, CO, the second child of Floyd and Elnora (Moos) Renner. After the family home burned down at Firstview the family moved to Cheyenne Wells where Larry finished the eighth grade at Scared Heart Catholic School.

Larry volunteered for the draft into the United States Army and did his basic training in San Antonio, Texas. After his discharge he returned to Cortez, CO to work. He married Shirley Lynn Winbourn on Dec. 5, 1965 at Aztec, NM. The family lived on their place north of Kit Carson, CO raising cattle and horses. In his later years he moved to Jiggs, NV to work on the Triangle L/Rother Ranch with his son Ira.

He is survived by Shirley Renner; his children, Sandy Renner of Dighton, KS, Ira Renner of Jiggs, NV, Stella Worley of Cheyenne Wells, CO and Molly Lamb of Russell Springs, KS; 12 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents, Floyd and Elnora Renner, four infant children, Michael, Michelene, Joseph Lee and Joseph Dee; two brothers, Jim Renner and David Renner.

Funeral Service will be at 11 a.m. MST Friday at the Fairgrounds Community Building in Cheyenne Wells, CO. Interment will be in Jiggs, NV. Memorials are suggested to Working Ranch Cowboys Foundation in care of Boomhower Funeral Home. Condolences may be posted at

Posted online on October 26, 2020