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Funeral Arrangements Announced for Patterson Councilman John Charles Rentrop

John Charles Rentrop passed away on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at Thibodaux Regional Health System at the age of 68 following a battle with Covid pneumonia.

John Charles was born in Morgan City and was a lifelong resident of Patterson. He was the eldest of four children born to Charles and Cary Rentrop. On June 18, 1977 he married the love of his life, Dawn Vining. Of this union, they were blessed with two children, John Eric and Erin. With his father, he owned and operated the Shell Station in Patterson, until opening a mechanic shop. John Charles also worked as a bus driver for the St. Mary Parish School Board for many years. He was proud to serve his community of Patterson as a councilman for the past 11 years.

Some of his favorite pastimes included having a cold beer with his buddies and playing his guitar. Times he cherished the most were fishing with his wife (even though she always caught more fish), antique shopping with her, and time spent with his kids and grandkids.

His memory will be forever cherished in the hearts of his wife of nearly 45 years, Dawn Vining Rentrop; their son, John Eric Rentrop and his wife Tonya Matte Rentrop; their daughter, Erin Rentrop Albert and her husband Ben Albert; his precious grandchildren, Eric Rentrop, Reupena Albert, Sione Albert, Taylor Albert, Cohen Rentrop, Talamesi Albert, and Liam Rentrop; his mother, Katherine Cary Rochel Rentrop; his sister, Meg Rentrop; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Joseph Rentrop; and his sisters, Rochel Tillmanns and Linda Adams.

A memorial visitation will be held Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Ibert’s Mortuary in Patterson from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.

Family and friends may view the obituary online by visiting www.iberts.com and are encouraged to share their condolences, cherished memories, love, and support for the family.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc., 1111 Lia Street, Patterson, LA 70392, (985) 395-7873.

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