SPRINGFIELD, IL - Irene M. Ranalletta, 88, died at 9:35 a.m., Thursday, April 10, 2014, at St. John's Hospice.
She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Dawson, Ill., to James O. and Florence E. Grieme Etherton. She married T. Ralph Ranalletta on Sept. 19, 1953, and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1973.
Her parents also preceded her in death.
She is survived by her son, Gregory Ranalletta of Springfield, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Irene was a member of St. Agnes Church. She was an avid Cardinals fan and enjoyed watching baseball, tennis and golf on TV. She was a very good bridge player.
She retired in 1989 from the United States Treasury and Justice Departments where she worked as administrative support.
Visitation: 4-7 p.m., Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Staab Funeral Home with a prayer service at 4 p.m.
Funeral Mass: 10 a.m., Monday, April 14, 2014, at St. Agnes Church, the Rev. Robert Jallas officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: St. John's Hospice, St. Agnes Church or to a
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