Elmer, Irene F.
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Irene Elmer died at Bethel Center in Arpin on March 1, 2014 at the age of 102.
Memorial services will be held at St. John's United Church of Christ 8026 Church road in Arpin on Saturday March 22, 2014 at 11 AM with Pastor Don Adams officiating. Robin Hiles will be the soloist with Luann Adams accompanist.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.
Buchanan/Rembs Funeral Home in Pittsville is assisting the family with the arrangements.
She was born in Arpin on September 7, 1911 to Nickolas and Racheal Elmer. She attended school in Arpin and Bethel. After high school she worked as a housekeeper, then went to Cosmetology School in New Lisbon and worked there. After returning to Arpin she had her own beauty shop until she retired. She was a lifetime member of St. John's United Church of Christ and was a pianist for many years even continuing to play occasionally until age 96.
She was predeceased by her parents, sisters Balbina, Luella, Gertie, Viola and Barbara and her brother Jake. She has been a resident of Bethel Center for the past 3 years.
A special thank you to private caregivers who cared for Irene when she was in her home. Also a special thank-you to Pastor Don Adams for his continued visits and to the staff at Bethel Center for their care.
Condolences may be sent online to www.rembsfh.com
Rembs Funeral Home
300 South Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI 54449
Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Mar. 20, 2014