Renald J. "Ren" Michaud

Renald J. "Ren" Michaud, 80, recently of Kane and formerly of Genesee, died Tuesday morning, March 29, 2011 at the Kane Community Hospital.Born Jan. 27, 1931 in Jamaica, Long Island, N.Y., he was the son of Louis P. and Claire I. Tessier Michaud.Mr. Michaud served in the Transportation Corps in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.  He later owned and operated Michaud's Country Store in Genesee for many years.He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Genesee and belonged to the NRA. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, and enjoyed archery, ammunition reloading, photography and artwork, and collected model cars.Surviving are a sister, Louise (John) Schmidt of Kane; four nieces; and two nephews.He was preceded in death, besides his parents, by brothers Robert J. and Marcel J. Michaud.Friends may call in the Gathering Space of St. Callistus Catholic Church (in Kane) on Friday from 10 a.m. until 10:45 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. with Father Philip Pinczewski, pastor, as Celebrant.  Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Genesee.Memorial contributions of Masses may be made to St. Callistus Catholic Church, 342 Chase Street, Kane, PA  16735.Arrangements are entrusted to the Ronald McDonald II Funeral Home, Inc. in Kane. Online condolences may be expressed at