Irene E. Degenhart, 99, of Greeley passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014 in Greeley. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 10 am Tuesday, April 22 at St. Anthony Catholic Church with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 am. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery. Irene was born on January 14, 1915 in Hays, Kansas to Jacob and Amiela (Lehr) Bersch. She married Pete Degenhart on February 3, 1937 in Sterling. She was a cook for St. Anthony's School, Rose Arber Nursing Home, and was a resident at Broadview Apartments in Greeley. She was a member of St. Anthony's in Sterling and St. Mary's in Greeley. She is survived by her son Richard Degenhart and wife Mary of Sterling; daughter Patricia Grauberger and husband David of Greeley; daughter-in-law Dorreen Degenhart; 6 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Pete Degenhart; son Pete Degenhart; 8 sisters; 5 brothers. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice of the Plains in care of Tennant Funeral Home, PO Box 1547, Sterling, CO 80751.