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Irene M. Heisten Bancroft
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Birth: Oct. 18, 1902
Missouri, USA
Death: May 7, 2005
Kit Carson County
Colorado, USA

MAY 17, 2005
Longtime Kit Carson County resident Irene M. Bancroft passed away on May 7, 2005 at the Grace Manor Care Center in Burlington, CO. She was 102 years of age. Irene was born on October 18, 1902 in Carthage, MO to Alice (Hosey) and Larry Heisten. She was one of four children. Irene attended a small county school in Missouri for several years until the family moved to Flagler, where she graduated from Flagler High School in 1921. Over a period of several years, she finally received her teaching degree. On February 23, 1923 Irene married George Bancroft in Flagler, CO. Irene taught school for over thirty years. She was a member of the Rebekah Lodge, the Home Demonstration Club and was a 4H leader. She was also a member of the United Methodist Church in Seibert. Irene is preceded in death by her parents, her husband in 1996, two brothers and one sister. She is survived by two nephews Gene Heisten of Colorado Springs, CO and Jack Bancroft and his wife Janet of Seibert, CO; five nieces Ann Heisten of Colorado Springs, CO, Lee Schillereff of Canyon City, CO, Carol Von Royen and her husband John of Westminster, CO, Dottie Cribbs of Aurora, CO, Norman Jean Michail of Scottsdale, AZ, and Sharon Tuton also of Scottsdale, AZ. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Merle Heisten of Arvada, CO.Funeral services for Mrs. Bancroft were held on Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 2:30 at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington with Pastors Lawrence Colby and Tim Schrunk officiating. Burial followed in the Seibert Cemetery in Seibert, CO. Visitation was held on Tuesday, May 10, 2005 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Love Funeral Home in Burlington. 
Seibert Cemetery
Kit Carson County
Colorado, USA
Created by: Rick Cuthbert
Record added: Dec 01, 2006
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Irene M. <i>Heisten</i> Bancroft
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Irene M. <i>Heisten</i> Bancroft
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