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 Irene Lucy <I>Hohertz</I> Russo

Irene Lucy Hohertz Russo

Death 1 Jan 2007 (aged 88)
Burial Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 17301868 · View Source
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Published on January 04, 2007
Des Moines Register, page 7-B


Des Moines, Iowa

IRENE LUCY (HOHERTZ) RUSSO, 88, passed away peacefully on Monday evening, January 1, 2007. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, January 4, at Sunset Funeral Home, 7601 Fleur Drive, with burial to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa. Visitation will be two hours prior to service on Thursday.

Irene was born in Fontanelle, Iowa, April 21, 1918 to William and Elizabeth HOHERTZ. She spent her childhood in the Fontanelle/Greenfield, Iowa area. Upon graduation from high school, Irene moved to Des Moines, Iowa. She married in 1938, and remained in the same home on South Union for 66 years. Although a homemaker most of her life, Irene had fond memories of working at the Iowa State Fair making taffy and at Look Magazine.

Irene is survived by her daughters, Betty (Jimmy) WESSEL and Janet (Marcel) ROY, both of Des Moines, Iowa; her son, Anthony (Lucy) RUSSO of Indianola, Iowa; 13 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and a niece, Helen BARKER of Belvedere, South Carolina.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Lillie, her husband, Anthony M. RUSSO, and her daughter Anna (Jim) FOULKES.

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  • Created by: Terry B. Hardy
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17301868
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Lucy Hohertz Russo (21 Apr 1918–1 Jan 2007), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17301868, citing Sunset Memorial Gardens, Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Terry B. Hardy (contributor 46492120) .