Irene Guisbert

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SIDNEY — Irene E. Guisbert, 83, formerly of Iron River, Michigan, passed away peacefully on Sunday, April 26, 2015, at The Pavilion Nursing Home, Sidney, Ohio, with her family by her side.

Irene was born Sept. 22, 1931, in Dubuque, Iowa, to the late Joseph and Marie (Geissler) Haupert. She was married to Lynn Guisbert on Nov. 12, 1953, and he preceded her in death on March 16, 1985.

Surviving are her children, Stephanie Bemis, Roxanne Cannonie, Andrea Carter, all of Sidney, Christopher Guisbert, of Iron River, Michigan, Thad Guisbert, of Phoenix, Arizona, Marie and Jeffrey Ryczywot, of Pass Christian, Mississippi; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; siblings, Emily Ann Chappel, of Livonia, Michigan, Merlin and Elizabeth Theis, of Dubuque, Iowa, Florence Meister, of Cody, Wyoming, and Kenneth and Barbara Thoma, of Gilbertville, Iowa; sister-in-law, Francis Haupert, of Dubuque, Iowa.

Irene was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Guisbert, brothers, John, Richard and Carl Haupert; sisters, Marian Harris and Louise Haupert.

Irene was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church. She was a homemaker. She loved to sew, embroidery and do needle point. Irene also volunteered her spare time as a 4-H adviser during her children's early years. She had a heartwarming smile and never knew a stranger. She will be deeply missed by her family.

Visitation for family and friends will be Wednesday, April 29, 2015, from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, Ohio.

Funeral services for Irene will be held on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at 10 a.m., at the Adams Funeral Home with the Rev. James Riehle of Holy Angels Catholic Church officiating. Interment will be at Pearl Cemetery, Swanders.

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2015