Born in Sioux Center on March 22, 1933, to Gerrit and Cynthia Rensink. Married Marilyn Kuyper, 1954. Six children: Linda, Gary, Kim, Donna, Jason and Cindy. Served in Army, 1954-56. Farmer and livestock feeder since 1957. Member, First Reformed Church, past deacon, elder and clerk of consistory. Director and president, Sioux Center Mutual Telephone Co.; director and past president of Sioux City Livestock Producers; director of National Livestock Producers. Member, Sioux County Farm Bureau, past treasurer and president; past director and vice president of Farmers Co-op Society. Member, Sioux County Cattle Feeders, Iowa Cattleman's Association and member of Sioux County Pork Producers. Second term.