Irene Spaulding

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Irene D. Spaulding

1925 - 2014

Irene D. Spaulding, 89, of Kenosha, died on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Brookside Care Center.

Born in Kenosha on Jan. 29, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ollie (Fourtner) Frederich.

Irene attended Lincoln Jr. High School and Gateway Technical College where she learned cooking and seamstress skills.

On March 27, 1943, in Kenosha she was united in marriage to Harvey Spaulding.

Irene enjoyed sewing, traveling and camping in their Winnebago. She was a member of the Winnebago Camping Club and the Trail Runners Camping Club. She was declared Queen for a Day through a national radio program held in Chicago in 1951. She also volunteered for Kenosha Hospital making puppets for children. She was a wonderful cook. But, she will be best remembered as a terrific mother to her two daughters and a wonderful cook.

Irene will be missed by her husband of 71 years, Harvey Spaulding; her two daughters, Clara (Alan) Barry and Linda Spaulding; her two grandchildren, Beth (Chad) Staus and Mike (Jackie) Barry; and her three great grandchildren, Max and Mia Barry, and Pearl Staus. Irene is further survived by her siblings, Elsie (Vern Deceased) Squires, and Henry (Dorothy) Frederich.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Leona (Don) Lucas.

A Service of Committal with inurnment following will be held on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 at 12 Noon in Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Union Grove. A gathering of relatives and friends will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Memorial remembrances in Irenes name can be made to Hospice Alliance, Inc., 10220 Prairie Ridge Blvd., Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158.

Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home & Cremation Services

3720 39th Avenue

Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144


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Published online at on Aug. 24, 2014