Renee Catherine Hestand was born May 14, 1959 to Albert and Yvonne Clampert at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas.

Renee Catherine Hestand was born May 14, 1959 to Albert and Yvonne Clampert at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. She was the youngest of three children, her brother Mark was born in 1955 and sister Denise in 1957. Renee graduated from Immaculata High School in 1978. In November 1987, Renee married Thomas Hestand with whom she had one child, a daughter; Sarah. From a young age, Renee loved animals, she often brought home stray animals to care for. As an adult she worked for multiple veterinary hospitals including Blackbob Pet Hospital in Olathe, Kansas. In 2010 she completed school to become a certified nursing assistant, and has worked as a CNA since. Renee is preceded in death by her parents and brother. She is survived by her sister, Denise Portice, her daughter Sarah Lienemann, and grandsons, Cadeyn Hestand and Greyson Lienemann. Renee loved to care for others and never hesitated to help others. She was a member of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Lansing, Kansas where she donated food to the community meal program on a regular basis. Those who knew Renee agree that the time they got with her was never long enough. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Leavenworth Animal Welfare Society or the Alzheimer's Association. Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 13, 2017 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will be held on Friday December 15, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Saint Francis De Sales Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Davis Funeral Chapel.