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 Irene R <I>Sheldon</I> Lafferty

Irene R Sheldon Lafferty

Nashville, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA
Death 29 Aug 2010 (aged 63)
Crandon, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Nashville, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 184669936 · View Source
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Irene R. Lafferty, age 63 of Rhinelander, passed away August 29th, 2010, surrounded by family and friends at the AGI Crandon Nursing Home after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born in Nashville ,WI on February 13th,1947 the daughter of the late Lyle and Betty (Campbell) Sheldon.
Irene was raised in Crandon for most of her life and was a nurturing person since the age of 6. She married Darrel Lafferty on September 15th,1962 in Kingsford, MI.
Irene and Darrel lived in Rhinelander for the past 22 years. Irene was Grandma, Auntie and Mom to many! She loved to cook for and plan partys, especially Karaoke ones .She was a homemaker most of her life and she enjoyed crafting, quilting, flower arranging, crocheting and singing Karaoke, but most of all she enjoyed rummaging with Darrel. She loved all her family with all her heart and also her two dogs "Sugar and Spice."
Irene had so many friends and family that she loved but two very special friends Sue Knuth and Dee Dee Vorisek spent many days and nights with Irene during her illness.

She is survived by:

Husband: Darrel Lafferty Sr.

Daughter: Tammy (Wayne) Danielczak
Sons: Darrel Lafferty Jr. (special friend Sue Lauterbach)
Jack R. Lafferty

Grandchildren: Julia (Mike) Burke,Travis (Jena Stropich) Danielczak, Melinda Lafferty, Angela Lafferty, Savanna (Mitchel) Kraft, and Darrel Lafferty III

Great Grandchildren: Blade Burke, Brett Lafferty, Fox Burke, and Lana Rustad

Brothers: Tim (Marlene) Sheldon
Tom (Ella) Sheldon
and many nieces and nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles , friends and in- laws that were all special to her.

She was Preceded in death by her parents Lyle and Betty Sheldon, Sister Lucinda Gilgan, Brother Terry Sheldon and Infant son Owen James Lafferty.

Family Members



Darrel A.
May 7, 1939
Nov. 7, 2016
Irene R.
Feb. 13, 1947
Aug. 29, 2010
Married Sept., 15, 1962
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 184669936
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Irene R Sheldon Lafferty (13 Feb 1947–29 Aug 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 184669936, citing Nashville Town Cemetery, Nashville, Forest County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Nicole Verrette (contributor 48688989) .