Irene M. Scharf, nee Kirsch, 85, of Golden Eagle, Ill., born Nov. 1, 1931 in Piopolis, IL, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 at Calhoun Nursing & Rehab in Hardin, Ill.
Mrs. Scharf retired from the Unit 10 School District in 1988 after many years as a cook and baker.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Minnie, nee Roesch, Kirsch.
Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Gerhardt Scharf of Golden Eagle, Ill.; two sons, Stephen (Cheryl) Scharf and Loran (Sheila) Scharf, both of Collinsville, Ill.; three daughters, Linda (John) McNeese of Jerseyville, Ill., Yvonne (John) Bright of Collinsville, Ill., and Cynthia (Carl) Stemm of Collinsville, Ill.; one brother, Norman (Floann) Kirsch of McLeansboro, Ill.; six grandchildren, Michael Krause, Mark Hudock, Zoe Chin, Ashley Smith, Kelli Scharf and Jason Bright, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to Calhoun Nursing & Rehab Center or to the
and will be accepted at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.acfuneral.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, at Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a. m. Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Allan & Ciuferi Funeral Home, Collinsville, Ill., with Pastor Mark Horn officiating. Burial will be in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Cemetery, Collinsville, Ill.
ALLAN & CIUFERI FUNERAL HOME, Collinsville, Ill.
Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Nov. 5, 2016