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Irene M. Waltzing

1925 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Irene M. Waltzing Obituary
Irene M. Waltzing, 87

Watkins, formerly of Luxemburg

February 2, 1925-August 4, 2012

Irene M. Waltzing, 87, of Watkins and formerly of Luxemburg, died Saturday, August 4, 2012 at the St. Cloud Hospital.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, August 25 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Wendelin Church, Luxemburg, MN. Cremation interment will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the church the morning of the funeral.

Irene was born February 2, 1925, in South Haven Township, the daughter of Edward and Anna (Paul) Waltzing. She was raised on the century family farm and spent many years working alongside her parents and sisters raising crops and caring for the animals. In the 1950's she began her 30 year career working at Honeywell. She took over the family farm in 1970. Irene was an avid flower and vegetable gardener, and was a craftswoman enjoying leatherworking, wood working and knitting. She loved the outdoors and her farm, and spent many, many hours visiting family and friends over the years.

Survivors include her sisters, Frances Hellmann of Luxemburg, Veronica Smith of Columbia Heights, and Mildred Jones of Coon Rapids; brother-in-law, Norbert Jansen and 11 nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Clara Jansen, brothers-in-law Paul Hellmann, Raymond Smith and Duane Jones, and niece, Kathy Smith.

Published in the St. Cloud Times on Aug. 22, 2012
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