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Renata Lynn VanMeterPassing: July 18, 2020


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Friday, July 24th @ 6:00 p.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, July 24th @ 4:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.


No Burial

BEDFORD – Renata Lynn (Hoggatt) VanMeter, 65, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born December 27, 1954, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Rex and Norma (Forler) Hoggatt.  She married Roy Eugene “Rick” VanMeter December 16, 1983.

Renata was homemaker and a graduate of Monrovia High School in 1973.  She was a member of the Bedford congregation of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Renata enjoyed her family and was faithful to her church.  She was a loving mother.

Rick VanMeter of Bedford
Jamie Chastain of Bedford
Terri Keith of Bedford
Christy Cooper of Bedford
Chad (Britini Roberts) Falco of Mitchell
Justin Scott (Danielle) Chastain, Christopher Chastain, Aaron Joseph (Kaleigh) Chastain, Jessa (Brian) Sorrells, Jackie Joe (Carol Moore) Keith, Trisha Keith, Jeremy Rick Lee Vaught, Breanna (Mason) Zepeda, John William Cooper III, Reilly “Pumpkin” Cooper, Shane VanMeter, Leah (Bobby) Philpot, Nathanial Busch, Brendon Glasgow, and Eli Glasgow
17 great grandchildren
Douglas Hoggatt of  Tennessee
William Knight II of Texas

Her father; mother, Norma Knight; daughter Kelly VanMeter; grandson, Cody Eugene Keith; great granddaughter, McKayla Lynn Chastain; and brother, Darrell Hoggatt,  preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 6:00 p.m. Friday, July 24, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Doug Kimble officiating.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until the service on Friday at the funeral home.  The family requests that masks be worn.

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3 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Debbie Helton - Deckard | Bloomington in.
    Date: July 25, 2020
    So sorry to hear about Renata! Always enjoyed are talks at the guard unit ! My sincere condolences to 1st Sgt and his family!
  2. Guest: Teresa Smith | Cleveland, t
    Date: July 22, 2020
    She was a sweet lady. I was lucky to have the opportunity to meet her last fall and enjoyed spending a couple days with her. I loved her sense of humor. She will be missed . May God bless her family.
  3. Guest: Brenda Mckain | Brownstown, Ind
    Date: July 21, 2020
    Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services volunteers are all so sorry for your loss.