Irene A. Savino

STREAMWOOD – Irene A. Savino, 91, of Streamwood and formerly of the Carpentersville, Willow Lake Estates, Elgin and South Elgin areas, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Lexington Care Center in Streamwood.
Irene was born in Chippewa Falls, Wis., on July 3, 1921. She was the daughter of the late Wallace and Alice Mikkelson. Irene was a resident of the Fox Valley area for many years and was a longtime, faithful and active member of the Messiah Lutheran Church and was very involved in the church's blanket ministry.
Survivors include her children, Irene (Sidney) Sims of Union, Jeffrey (Mary) Savino of Woodstock, Jannine (Mike) Compton of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Diane (Sam) Mangia and Rosanne (Tim) Dwyer, both of Hampshire. Irene is also survived by her 12 grandchildren, her 10 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
In addition to her parents, Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Nicholas Savino, in 1992; a daughter, Judith Allison, in 2007; and her sisters, Betty Krumweide and Donna Bennett.
The visitation will be from 4 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 26, until the funeral services at 6 p.m. in Messiah Lutheran Church, 500 Church Road, Elgin. The Rev. John Harder will officiate. Private burial will be in the Dundee Township East cemetery, East Dundee.
Please omit flowers; memorials may be made to the Messiah Lutheran Church Blanket Ministry.
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Published in the Northwest Herald on Feb. 25, 2013