Irene Medinger, 93, of rural Bellwood, died Friday, October 25, 2019, at St. Joseph's Villa in David City.
Mass of Christian Burial Monday, October 28, 2019 10:00 A.M.
Presentation Catholic Church, Marietta
Visitation Sunday 2-4 P.M. with 4 P.M. Rosary-Kracl Funeral Chapel, David City
Visitation Monday 9-10 A.M. at the church
Committal in the church cemetery with lunch following in the church hall
Memorials in care of the family for future designation
Irene was born July 18, 1926, near Bellwood, to Frank and Mary (Delahamet) Eller. She attended area schools and graduated from Marietta High School. On January 25, 1951, she married Donald E. Medinger at Presentation Catholic Church. They lived and farmed the Medinger "homeplace" north of Octavia. Irene enjoyed sewing, baking gardening and was very proud of her flowers. She was always cooking and baking for church functions until they let her retire, at 85. She was a member of the church and the Altar Society. Irene especially loved time with her family, playing sheephead and dancing with Don.
Irene is survived by her husband, Don of rural Bellwood, one daughter, Diana (Galen) Kehrli of Schuyler, three sons; David (Jan) Medinger of Bee, Dennis (Betty) Medinger and Duane Medinger, all of Lincoln, daughter-in-law Sue Medinger of Seward, 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and one brother and sister-in-law, Wilfred (Marietta) Medinger of Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, three children; Donna, Daniel and Donald J. Medinger, grandson Mark Medinger, three brothers and two sisters.