Renee Garven, 69, passed away peacefully after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer. BORN April 20, 1946, Minneapolis, Minnesota, DIED September 15, 2015, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. Preceded in death by: Husband; Bill Brown, Husband; Kurt Ibach, Father & Mother; Ernest & Mabel Garven, Brother; Tom Garven, Nephew; John Prather, Niece; Britta Garven. Survived by, Daughter; Erin Brown, Son & Daughter-in-law; J.J. & Jenny Garven, Sisters; Judy (Kip) Rickel, Jane (Don) Prather, Peggy Garven (Jim Prante), Brothers; Tim (Alyona) Garven, Bob Garven, Sister-in-Law; Deena Garven, Several nieces & nephews and countless friends and her beloved & faithful dog, Riley. Memorial Service, Tuesday, September 29, 2015 with a Visitation at 3:00 P.M. and Memorial Mass 4:00 P.M. Church of St. Patrick of Edina, 6820 St. Patricks Ln, Edina MN 55439. CELEBRATION OF LIFE (immediately following service) CBO Central, 7248 Washington Ave So, Eden Prairie MN 55344. Renee was a natural athlete playing golf, softball but excelled at speed skating. She was a 9 time National speed skating champion and a dynamic entrepreneur and sales and marketing genius and a co-founder of Garven Inc., a wholesale gift packaging manufacturer. She also worked in the dental consulting field for several years. She was brilliantly witty, loved her family and friends beyond measure, loved fishing and being up north on a lake amongst the trees. She was known for her famous shimmy dance with only her shoulders. She LOVED music, especially the blues. She loved big family gatherings and parties with friends and she loved pizza. She would love the party we’re having today and that we’re having pizza. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the family.