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Irene Louise Arbogast Grunert
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1929
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 2009
Peoria County
Illinois, USA

PRINCEVILLE, IL - Irene Louise Grunert, 80, of Princeville, died at 3:35 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2009, at Methodist Medical Center in Peoria, IL.

Irene was born Jan. 3, 1929, in Dunlap, the daughter of Linn and Delores Hall Arbogast.

She married Frederick Duane Grunert on Feb. 13, 1949, in Princeville, at the First Presbyterian Church. Fred died Feb. 10, 2007.

Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Catherine Kay Bunnell, in 1996; two brothers, Gary and Linn Arbogast; and five sisters, Phyllis Baer, Jean Adami, Alice Streitmatter, Donna Jones and Diane Arbogast.

Surviving is a son, Thomas Linn Grunert of Chickasha, Okla.; three grandchildren, Amy (and William) McGlothlin and Tony Bunnell of Lincoln, Neb., and Holly Bunnell of Florhom Park, N.J.; six great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Brenda Arbogast of Dunlap, and Dorothy Ann Pierceal of Paoli, Kan.; and a brother-in-law, Roy Baer of Peoria.

Irene and Fred farmed in Long Island, Kan., for over 50 years before moving back to Princeville in 2003.

She was a member of the Princeville United Methodist Church and a former member of the Long Island United Methodist Church in Nebraska.

Cremation has been accorded. There is no local visitation or service. Graveside services will be held in Alma, Neb., at a later date.

Hammitt-Hott Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the Peoria Journal Star on 4/20/2009
Family links: 
  Linn James Arbogast (1900 - 1951)
  Delores Louise Hall Arbogast Parrish (1909 - 1955)
  Phyllis Arbogast Baer (1928 - 2007)*
  Irene Louise Arbogast Grunert (1929 - 2009)
  Jean Lucille Arbogast Adami (1930 - 2005)*
  Alice Lorraine Arbogast Streitmatter (1931 - 2009)*
  Linn James Arbogast (1934 - 1992)*
  Diane K Arbogast (1938 - 2006)*
  Gary Michael Arbogast (1943 - 1943)*
*Calculated relationship
Cremated, Other.
Specifically: Graveside services will be held in Alma, Neb., at a later date.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Apr 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36429618
Irene Louise <i>Arbogast</i> Grunert
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