|Birth: ||Oct. 19, 1912|
|Death: ||Feb. 7, 1997|
The following obituary appeared 10 February 1997 in the Stevens Point Daily Journal, Stevens Point, Portage Co, WI,:
Irene Bannach, 84, formerly of Stevens Point, died Friday, Feb. 7, 1997, in Austin, Texas.
Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Bronislava Catholic Church, Plover, with the Rev. Pat Umberger officiating. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Pisarski/Dzikowski Funeral Home and from 11:30 a.m. until the time of services at the church Wednesday. There will be a vigil at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Born Oct. 19, 1912, in Arnott, she was a daughter of the late Nicholas and Mary Eiden. On Feb. 11, 1935, she was married to Leonard Bannach at St. Bronislava. The couple settled in Stevens Point, later moving to Falls Church, Va., where they reside for 42 years. They eventually moved to Milwaukee, where they resided until he died Dec. 4, 1992. She then moved to Austin, Texas, to be near her two sons. She was a graduate of St. Joseph's Nursing School in Madison. Serving as a minister to the sick and Eucharistic minister, she was involved with St. James Catholic Church in Falls Church, Va. She established the "Golden Age Group" there for senior citizens, in honor of her mother. An accomplished artist, she also enjoyed gardening and playing bridge.
Survivors include two sons, Michael (Ginger) and Maurice (Judy), both of Austin, Texas; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and one sister.
Nicholas John Eiden (1868 - 1920)
Mary Barbara Breitenstein Eiden (1871 - 1961)
Leonard P Bannach (1910 - 1992)
Saint Bronislava Catholic Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 29, 2011
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