Born in Windom, MN. and passed away at age 94 on April 15th, 2021. After Windom, MN she spent the rest of her childhood in Winchester VA. She received a Bachelor of the Arts degree from the University of Michigan. After marrying her husband, Paul Charles Marince, Irene moved to Schenectady NY and Deerfield IL. They retired in Prescott AZ. She spent her last 7 years In Austin TX. Irene taught school professionally, was a docent in an art gallery, in the PTA, enjoyed hiking, skiing and being a Patron of the Arts. She was blessed with 5 sons: Mark, Charles, Jim (Jody), Paul T. (Tara), and Peter; grandchildren: Amber, Chris, & Chad; and great grandchildren: Griffin and Lucy. A family gathering will be held at The Prescott National Cemetery where Irene will be placed with her late husband of 65 years, Paul Charles Marince. In lieu of flowers, Irene requested donations to a children's home or a local children's scholarship fund.