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Irene Myrtle Winchell Atzen
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1919
Dorchester
Clark County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: May 10, 2009
Madison
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA

Irene, age 90, passed away at Oak Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Madison. She was born the daughter of Joel & Mary (Tischendorf) Winchell. Irene was united in marriage to Melvin Atzen on Nov. 23, 1938, in Davenport, IA. She and Melvin met and resided in Evanston, IL, for 15 years during the Big Band era. Irene along with her husband owned and operated The Coffee Shop and Bus Depot in Abbotsford, WI, for 20 years. Irene enjoyed gardening, traveling and reading. Always thoughtful and helpful to friends, family and strangers alike, her genuine concern and cheerful demeanor will be missed and remembered. Irene is survived by her children, Betty (Kenneth) Riegert, Bill (Janice) Atzen, Linda (Howard Sprengel) Atzen and Nancy Atzen; grandchildren, Scott, Sally, Sandy, Shelly, Shelley, Sherry and Sarah; 13 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Irene was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Melvin; brothers, Albert and Ernie Winchell; and sister, Margaret. Funeral services were held at Sun Prairie United Methodist Church, Sun Prairie, with Pastor Scott Carlson officiating. Burial followed at Sun Prairie Memory Gardens in Sun Prairie. Irene's family would like to extend a special thank you to the Colonial Club and Colonial View, to the staff at the Dean Oncology Clinic, HospiceCare and Oak Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Memorials may be made in Irene's name to The American Cancer Society, Madison, WI or to The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Hartland, WI. 
 
Burial:
Sun Prairie Memory Garden
Sun Prairie
Dane County
Wisconsin, USA
 
Created by: Kathy Medick
Record added: Jun 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38386287
Irene Myrtle <i>Winchell</i> Atzen
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Irene Myrtle <i>Winchell</i> Atzen
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Irene Myrtle <i>Winchell</i> Atzen
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 Added: Jun. 17, 2010
 
 
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