Etta "Irene" Stevens, 86, of Delaware, went home to be with her heavenly Father on Wednesday (Dec. 5, 2012) at the Sarah Moore Home.
She was born March 15, 1926, in Ostrander to Jesse and Marie (Decker) Stults. Irene worked numerous jobs throughout her life and enjoyed raising numerous foster children.
She is survived by her two sons, Mike (Sharon) and Pat (Chris); three daughters, Sandy, Jessica (Roger) and Tracy; three sisters, Ella, Jane, and Beverly; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Wilmer in 2008; four brothers, Ralph, Pete, Virgil and Phin Stults; and two sisters, Evelyn and Barbara.
A graveside service will be held at noon Wednesday, Dec. 12, at Fairview Memorial Park with the Rev. Josh Walker officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made in Irene's name to the Sarah Moore Home (36 N. Union St. Delaware, OH 43015).
Online condolences to the family may be expressed by visiting snyderfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Delaware Gazette on Dec. 8, 2012