Edwin Lyle Rennick, 63, born Feb. 7, 1951, in Glasgow, died Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in a truck accident near Wolf Point, Mont.
He grew up in the Glasgow and Opheim areas.
After graduating from high school, he attended a mechanic school in Denver, Colo., and when he returned, he decided to serve in the U.S. Army before going into business.
He returned to the area and went into construction and farm work.
He later owned an auto repair shop during the time he participated in demo derbies and as mechanic for stock car racers. After closing the auto repair shop, he became employed by Scanlan Construction and remained with them until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Helen Fuhrman and Gerald Rennick; and a brother, Gerald "Charlie" Rennick.
Survivors include his companion, Melody Foster; one son, Mike Zahn; one daughter, Meagen Johnson; one step-daughter, Brandi Childress; six brothers, Richard Fuhrman, Allan Murch, Lee Murch, Carl Rennick, Rod Archambeault and Terry Archambeault; four sisters, Pam Bicker, Vicki Wiseman, Sheri Morey, Patti Hoerster; one sister-in-law, Cindy Rennick; as well as numerous grandchildren, aunts, cousins, nieces and nephews.
Services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, at the First Baptist Church, 700 4th Ave. South in Glasgow, with a reception following at the Glasgow VFW. Interment was in the Hillview Cemetery in Hinsdale.
Ed loved life, was always surrounded by people, and ready for a "road trip." He left suddenly and too soon, but "what a ride."
Bell Mortuary of Glasgow was in charge of arrangements.