Irma Louise Fair Cheney

Staples, Todd County, Minnesota, USA
Death 23 Apr 2001 (aged 84)
Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Brainerd, Crow Wing County, Minnesota, USA
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Irma L. Cheney
Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2001

Irma L. Cheney, 84, Brainerd, died Monday, April 23, 2001, at St. Joseph's Medical Center.

She was born July 17, 1916, in Staples to Orrin H. and Mona A. (Church) Fair. She married Merwin E. Cheney on June 26, 1937, in Walker. She worked as a nurse's aide at the former St. Joseph's Hospital for many years. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and the Widowed Persons.

Survivors include four daughters, Terry Orton, Brainerd, Mary Palen, San Diego, Susan Zilligen, Austin, Texas, and Diane Hawken, Austin, Texas; four sons, Roy Cheney, Baxter, Lee Cheney, Hutchinson, Al Cheney, Glencoe, and Gary Cheney, Temple, Texas; 20 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; a sister, Joyce Lundquist, St. Paul; and a brother, Lyle Fair, Arizona.

Her husband; a son, Raymond; and a grandson died earlier.

Services will be 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Brainerd with Pastor Juli Sutton-Deem officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Brainerd.

Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. today at Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd and an hour before services Thursday at the church.

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