|Birth: ||Sep. 25, 1940|
|Death: ||Jul. 7, 2006|
Wyoming (Kent County)
Irene Marie (Fleury)Young , aged 65, loving and devoted sister ,wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and friend, went home to our Lord unexpectedly Friday, July 7, 2006. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Donald; daughter, Susan Young; grandchildren, Donovan and Deidra Empey; niece, Rebecca Viviano (Benson); great grandson Konner James Empey; brothers and sisters, Shirley and Ed Weis, Diana and Marvin Warlick, David and Dawn Fleury, Charles Fleury, Kathy and George (Mickey) Bilbrey, Carol Selley-Messersmith; many countless friends.
Irene was predeceased by her two brother inlaws on her side John Thomas PannettandNeil Robert Selley, Sr. She passed away on her Grandmother's Birthday, Kathleen Marie Reno Simpson.
She will be missed with every passing minute and in our hearts forever. According to her wishes cremation has taken place.
Irene was my sister ,the second child of seven of us kids ,born toFlorence Jean Simpson Fleuryand Leonard Joseph Fleury, in Detroit Michigan. When she was a child she had Rhumatic Fever and a heart murmur I was told by our mom Florence.
She went to school at Herman Klix Elementary in Mount Clemens and Lake Shore School in Saint Clair Shores Michigan.
Irene's husband is Donald L. Young. She met Donald while working at Elias Brothers Big Boys in Saint Clair Shores Michigan.
They married and had one child Susan Nadine. Her pride and joy grandchildren were Donovan and Deidra.
Irene and Donald lived in Saint Clair Shores for 12 years after their daughter Susan was born , and then they moved to Wyoming, Michigan.
Irene had health problems in her life, She broke her ankle when she missed the last four steps coming down the stairs, and while in the hospital she was told she should have heart surgery, and she did after her ankle healed. She was in the hospital for a time and when she was home you could hear when the valve opened and shut, it sounded like a clock ticking. She also had struggled with cancer and non-Hodgkins lymphoma in her right breast She had developed diabetes the last few years and suffered from watermelon stomach the last year as well as complicated cataract surgery. She had overcame so many health obstacles. She fought for her health even though sometimes she was tired of all the poking, prodding and medicines.
Irene loved to go to Bingo. She loved to take trips to Indiana where her husband Donalds people were from, and drive up north to our mom and dads place, and our brother Daves and sister Diana who also lived near our parents in Au Gres Michigan. They would sometimes visit our oldest sis Shirley too in Mount Clemens. Irene loved to go camping in her early years in her marriage to Don.
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes were given to Donald her husband, and sharing urns also to Donovan her grandson, Deidra her granddaughter, Becky her neice, and Susan Nadine her loving daughter.
Leonard Joseph Fleury (1919 - 1998)
Florence Jean Simpson Fleury (1919 - 1999)
Maintained by: Susan Young
Originally Created by: Kathleen Fleury Bilbrey
Record added: Jul 09, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14868154