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Irene D Coan Belt
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Birth: 1924
Death: 2007

EMERSON, Neb. -- Irene D. Belt, 82, of Emerson died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007, at Heritage of Emerson Nursing Home.

Services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Emerson, with the Revs. David Belt and Mike Malloy officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be 3 to 8 p.m. today, with a wake service at 7 p.m., at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Munderloh Funeral Home in Emerson.

Irene D. Coan was born to Edward and Dorthea (Sebade) Coan on Sept. 18, 1924, in Emerson. She was a lifelong resident of the Emerson area. She graduated from Emerson Sacred Heart School in 1942.

She married Harold F. Belt on Oct. 4, 1944 in Emerson. Harold passed away Sept. 15, 1985.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She was a past member of the Firemen's Ladies Auxiliary. She loved to do needlework, quilting, bowling, baking cinnamon rolls as well as listening and dancing to polka music. It was always particularly wonderful to see the couple polka together. she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her children and their spouses, Dorothy and Walt Kallenberg of Warren, Mich., Jerry and Cindy Belt of Kansas City, Mo., Rod and Peg Belt of York, Neb., Mary Kay and Russ Tonjes of Pender, Neb., Steve and Julie Belt of Omaha, Lori and Chad Merkley of Elk Point, S.D., Mike and Lynda Belt and Brian and Chanelle Belt, all of Wayne, Neb.; four sisters, Alice and her husband, Mike Kelly of Thurston, Neb., Lucille Bottger of Emerson, Elaine and her husband, Chuck Meyer of McCook Lake, S.D., and Mary Ann and her husband, Fred Hendricks of Omaha; 30 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward Coan and Dorthea Pope; her stepfather, Glen Pope; her husband, Harold; two sons, Rick and Jimmy; a brother, Edward; a son-in-law, Rick Kai; and a great-granddaughter, Sophia Rose Belt.

..Sioux City IA Journal 11JAN2007.
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  Harold F Belt (1922 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Married 10-4-1944
Note: Shares Stone with Harold F.
Calvary Cemetery
Dixon County
Nebraska, USA
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Record added: Dec 02, 2008
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Irene D <i>Coan</i> Belt
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