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Since it's founding in 1968, the Special Olympics has celebrated the accomplishments of athletes with intellectual disabilities – currently, nearly 3 million athletes in more than 180 countries worldwide – and helped teach society tolerance and respect. This memorial site was created to honor all those who make the Special Olympics possible.
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Remembering the life, death and Special Olympics legacy of Irene Waack

Irene A. Waack, 95, of Good Samaritan Home and formerly of 517 Monroe, Quincy, died at 4:18 a.m. Sunday (May 3, 2015) at Blessing Hospital. Irene was born Jan. 11, 1920, in Quincy, the daughter of Gustav and Mabel Westenfeld Kelle. She married Fred F. Waack on Feb. 24, 1944, at St. Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church in Quincy. He died Aug. 5, 1990. She was a lifelong member of Trinity United Church of Christ where she was a member of the Women's Guild having served as president....
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