Lorena W. “Rene” Prince

Written by Muleskinner Staff

Lorena W. “Rene” Prince, 58, of Holden, Mo., died Thursday, July 25 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
There will be a visitation at Ben Cast & Son – Wood Funeral Home in Holden from 6-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 30. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 31 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pleasant Hill, Mo.
She was born Aug. 27, 1954 in Holden, the daughter of Johnnie Isaac and Mary Elizabeth (Gray) York. She graduated from Warrensburg High School in 1972 and lived in Holden for 35 years. Rene was a cook at the University of Central Missouri for many years.
She leaves her companion of 30 years, Walen Meyrand, of the home, and one brother, Lonnie York, of Lee’s Summit, Mo. A sister, Lois Root, preceded her in death in 2007.