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 Rachel I. Ireland

Rachel I. Ireland

Birth
Farmington, Van Buren County, Iowa, USA
Death 31 Oct 2012 (aged 82)
Solon, Johnson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100098717 · View Source
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Rachel I. Ireland, 82, of Iowa City, died peacefully Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at Solon Care Center in Solon, IA.

Rachel was born February 27, 1930, in Farmington, IA the daughter of Horace and Ellen (McCune) Ireland. She was a graduate of Iowa State Teachers College (now The University of Northern Iowa). Rachel began her career as a elementary school teacher. Sometime later she realized her true passion was Christian Education. She worked as Director of Christian Education at First Methodist Church in Cedar Falls, IA and later at First United Methodist Church in Burlington, IA. In later years she became a Diaconal Minister and teacher/facilitator for the Academy for Spiritual Formation.

Rachel is survived by her sister, Betty Lundquist of Iowa City, IA; niece, Ann Lundquist of Drake, CO; nephew, Gary (Barb) Lundquist of Iowa City, IA; stepbrother, Ed (Hildegard) Place of Danville, IA; niece, Monica (Errol) Earlington of North Charleston, SC; sister-in-law, Mary Ireland of Wilmington, DE; niece, Sharon (Leo) Matos of Wilmington, DE; niece, Cathy Ireland of Baltimore, MD; three great-nieces, two great-nephews and one great-great-nephew. Rachel was preceded in death by her father, Horace; mother, Ellen; stepmother, Mary; stepmother, Callie; brother, Robert; sister, Margaret and brother-in-law, L. Harold Lundquist.

Rachel will be remembered as a warm, wonderful and inspiring person who was loved by her family and friends both here in the US and the UK.


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  • Added: 3 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100098717
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rachel I. Ireland (27 Feb 1930–31 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100098717, citing Long Creek Cemetery, Danville, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by No Reins (contributor 46595053) .