Hannelore Render, age 92, of Banner Elk, North Carolina passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the Watauga Medical Center in Boone, NC.

She was born on April 18, 1927 in Bielefeld, Germany, a daughter of the late Paul and Lena Koehne. She graduated from the Johnston and Wales Culinary School. She was of the Lutheran faith.

Hannelore was a fun, adventurous woman with a good sense of humor who loved her family, listening to music and playing the piano. She was hardworking, having worked for Linville Ridge Country Club for 15 years as a Pastry Chef and then retiring as a Master Seamstress at the age of 87. She was a compassionate woman, who was there for her family and friends. She enjoyed sewing and was a member of the Democratic Women's Club.

She was preceded in death by her Daughter, Judith Ann Render; Two Sons, Paul Michael Render and Mark Render.

Hannelore leaves behind to cherish her memory her dear friends in the United States and her extended family in Germany.

Family and friends will gather from 3:00 pm until 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 24, 2019 at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home with a Celebration of her life to be held at 4:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Brent Price officiating.

Hannah's friends and family would like to offer their sincere appreciation to the wonderful nurses and staff of Medi Home Hospice for the care and kindness they have provided to Hannah and her family over the years.

The family respectfully ask that Hannah's wishes be honored. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice PO Box 1357 Newland, NC 28657.

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