Irene A. Boyer, age 85 of Clintonville, was taken up in her Lords arms to her Heavenly home on Saturday evening August 25, 2012. She is now free of pain and enjoying eternal life with her Savior.
Irene was born on May 13, 1927 in the Township of Deer Creek, as the daughter of the late Edward and Minnie (Hendrick) Glocke. As a young child she moved with her family to various locations. She was baptized at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Nicholson where she was later confirmed on April 6, 1941. As a young woman Irene moved to Clintonville and was employed at Felshows Midway Restaurant and later Schultzs Five & Dime Store. She then met Kenneth Boyer and the couple were united in marriage on October 19, 1958 at the St. Martin Lutheran Church in Clintonville. The couple operated the home farm on County Trunk I in the Township of Larrabee for 34 years before moving to their present home on Anne Street in Clintonville. Irene was an active member of the St. Martin Ladies Aid and would help with many funeral luncheons over the years.
Survivors include: Her Husband: Kenneth.
Her Sons: Duane (Jodi) Boyer & Raymond (Mary) Boyer, both of Clintonville.
5 Grandchildren: Tyler, Zachary, Barbara, Sarah, and James, all of Clintonville.
Sisters-in-Law: Ellen Glocke, New London; Lois Glocke, Clintonville; Jeanice Hartfiel, Appleton & Dorathea (George) Blazek, Appleton.
Also numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, her former husband Alvin Buss, brothers and sisters-in-law: Clarence (Elizabeth) Glocke, Richard (Eva) Glocke, Leonard (LaVern) Glocke, Victor & Leo Glocke, and sisters and brother-in-laws: Dora (William) Glass, Gladys (Wilbert) Kautz, and Lillian Glocke.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday August 30, 2012 at 11 AM at the St. Martin Lutheran Church in Clintonville with Rev. Daniel Burns officiating. Interment will follow at the Graceland Cemetery also in Clintonville.
Friends may call at the Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home & Crematory in Clintonville from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and after 10 AM at the church on Thursday until the time of the service. www.eberhardtstevenson.com.
Irenes family wishes to thank the staff members at Greentree Health & Rehabilitation Center, Pine Manor Health Care Center, and Theda Care Hospice for their care and compassion during Irenes stay.
Born: May 13, 1927
Place of Birth: Township of Deer Creek, WI
Death: August 25, 2012
Place of Death: Embarrass, WI
Organizations: St. Martin Ladies Aid
This memorial provided by:
Eberhardt-Stevenson Funeral Home