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Sylvan Joseph "Joe" Irwin
Birth: Sep. 23, 1930
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1988
Las Vegas
Clark County
Nevada, USA

Sylvan was the youngest of five children born to Cleveland and Sylvia Irwin. His mom Sylvia Irwin died when he was two months old.

Sylvan was sent to live with his maternal grandmother Mary O'Lague Frantz until he was nine years old.

Sylvan joined the Navy from 1947-1952 and was stationed in Korea, Japan, and Hawaii. He was on the USS Passumpsic.

In the 1960's he was a milkman for Foremost Dairies in California. In 1963 my parents owned a deli called the Ravioli House in San Mateo.

In 1975 Sylvan went up to Alaska to work as a cook for the workers on the Alaskan Pipeline. He was stationed at several camps and lived there for fourteen months.

In 1977 the family moved to Las Vegas and he was a chef at the MGM Grand Hotel. He also catered various functions through his private catering business that he started with he co-worker. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Cleveland Leon Irwin (1885 - 1951)
  Sylvia Catherine Olague Irwin (1893 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Juanita Faye Bostick Irwin (1930 - 2012)
 
 Children:
  Judith Anne Irwin Gottlieb (1963 - 2005)*
 
 Siblings:
  Lorraine Myrtle Irwin Hale (1918 - 2008)*
  Roger Fulton Irwin (1920 - 1986)*
  Sylvan Joseph Irwin (1930 - 1988)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
 
Created by: Justina Irwin
Record added: Apr 12, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68267703
Sylvan Joseph Joe Irwin
Added by: Justina Irwin
 
 
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To my father, a wonderful and loving dad.
- Justina Irwin
 Added: May. 17, 2011
 
This page is sponsored by: Justina Irwin

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