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Irene J. Linse

1933 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Irene J. Linse Obituary
IRENE J. LINSE Irene (Reno) J. Linse, of Chico, passed away peacefully in her home on October 19th, 2017 after battling cancer. Irene was born on October 5th, 1933 to Julian T. & Marguerite C. Martinez. Shortly after high school, Irene moved to Herlong where she met Jerry Linse. They married on October 18, 1952 at St. John's Catholic Church in Chico. They were happily married for almost 62 years, having 2 daughters and a son. Irene loved spending time with Jerry gardening, camping, fishing and having large family gatherings. She also enjoyed being an active member of the Chico Red Hat Mammas and Our Divine Savior Catholic Church. Irene is preceded in death by her beloved Jerry in 2014. She is survived by her children Debbi Bretzke (Max), Karen Linse, Curt Linse (Kimberly). Her siblings Peggy Murray of Sparks, NV, Phyllis Lenzini of Monte Vista, CO, Joseph (Bo) Martinez (Janet) of Chico, CA and Denny Martinez of Pleasanton, CA. She has 8 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Irene leaves behind many loving extended relatives and close friends. A visitation for Irene will take place Wednesday 10/25/17 from 10-11 am at Newton Bracewell Funeral Home. A service will take place following the visitation at 11 am at Newton Bracewell. Please share your thoughts and memories online at nbcfh.com.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Oct. 24, 2017
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