Elmer L. "Bud" Krenning, 81, entered peacefully into eternal rest surrounded with family on Monday, October 1, 2012, at his residence in Raymondville, Texas. Elmer was born March 28, 1931, in Summerfield, Missouri to John William and Ethel (Backues) Krenning. He was a graduate of Holy Family School in Freeburg, Mo. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Air Force. He married Norma Honse on May 2, 1964, in Vienna, Mo. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in 1991. He is survived by wife, Norma (Honse) Krenning; daughters, Beverly Krenning, Carol Krenning, and Diana Krenning-Botts; DVM, sister, Dorthy Kallenbach; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He is preceeded in death by his parents; brothers, George, William "Bill", and Vernon Krenning, and sister, Edna Speckhals. No services will be held. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the caring hands of Good Shepherd Funeral Home, Raymondville, Texas.