July 18, 1997 – November 5, 2018
Born in Lincoln, NE
Resided in Lincoln, NE

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Jean Rentfro

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Jean Rentfro, 21, Lincoln, passed away November 5, 2018. Born July 18, 1997 in Lincoln, NE the daughter of Robert and Ann (Burling) Rentfro. Elizabeth was a graduate of Lincoln East High School and was a junior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln studying Journalism with a minor in English where she was also a member of the Delta Gamma sorority. Liz completed NOLS Absaroka Backpacking Wilderness Education Program this summer which was a highlight of her life.

Elizabeth was a three-time state tennis medalist, and loved all water sports especially wake-boarding. She was passionate about dog rescuing including her dogs Fritz, Babe, and Chesapeake. She was an avid reader and outdoor enthusiast and a lover of music. One of her favorite places in the world was Annapolis, Maryland where she spent 3 years of her life making fond memories and swimming in the Chesapeake Bay. Liz had many friends and was known by all as a kind and compassionate person with a wonderful sense of humor.

She is survived by her parents Robert ‘Rocky’ and Ann Rentfro; sister Kathryn Ann Rentfro and grandparents Robert and Jean Rentfro, Sharon Burling and Pat Burling; many aunts and uncles including Mike and Deb Burling and Mac and Kathleen Dahill; special cousins Jeanne McBride, Jake and Rhett Burling. Preceded in death by her grandfather Vern Burling.

Private family service.

Memorials in lieu of flowers may be given to the Capital Humane Society.

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