Douglas Duncan Rentschler, 59, died suddenly Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019, in Grosse Pointe.
Born April 3, 1959, in Sausalito, Calif., to David and Dianne Rentschler, Doug graduated from Grosse Pointe North High School in 1977. He graduated in 1982 from the University of Michigan. While at U of M, he was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.
Professionally, he was co-owner of Sort-Tek, an automotive parts inspection company in Troy.
In 1996, Doug married Leslie Breitmeyer at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church in Detroit.
Doug enjoyed golfing, cooking and hunting. He especially loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Doug is survived by his wife, Leslie; daughter, Lauren Rentschler; stepchildren, Eve Mosher (Koebe) and Alex Breitmeyer (Tessa); grandchildren, Harlan and Callum Mosher; sister, Amy Hyde and brother, Brian Rentschler.
He was predeceased by his parents.
A memorial service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Jefferson Avenue Presbyterian Church, 8625 E. Jefferson, Detroit. Visitation begins 9:30 a.m. at the church.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Michigan at umich.edu/giving/.