Though we have never met, my Mother and Irene were close friends. They both lived in the same apartment complex in Marshalltown. irene...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Beasley-Edgington - IA
“Carma and Donna
We have been out of town and just learned of your mother's death. What a wonderful lady she was! It has been years but I can still...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Jane Hoeppner Seeley
“Carma and Donna,
I was so sorry to hear about your mom. Someone shared this thought with me when Mom died so I'd like to share it with you too.
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3 of 7 | Posted by: Joanne Vlasak - IA
“Our deepest sympathy to Irene's family. We have never met any of her family, but remember her speaking lovingly of all of you, esp Carma and Donna,...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jack and Betty Pieper - IA
“Irene was such a sweet lady and I always enjoyed seeing her downtown and visiting with her. My prayers are with you.
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Kucera LeClerc - Pittsburg, KS
“We will miss the little Birthday parties, we shared with Irene on her Special day, the way she would giggle at us girls, as we reminiscenced about...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Carolyn Bereczki - Great Niece
“So very sorry for the loss of Irene. She always had a smile and very friendly. My prayers are with all of you. Joyce
7 of 7 | Posted by: Joyce E. Paustian - Tripoli, IA
Henrietta IreneHalupnik was born at Traer, IA on February 18, 1919 to Henry and Elsie (Prigge) Dengler. She was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Dysart, IA. The family farm was located 2 miles west of Dysart and she graduated from Dysart High School in 1937. She worked in the Traer business district for several years before her marriage to Edward Halupnik in 1940. They lived on a farm 3 miles east of Traer. In 1969 she moved to Marshalltown and was employed at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center for 17 years as a nursing assistant. Her hobbies included bowling, golfing, fishing and dancing. After surviving 2 cancers, Irene was active in the Marshalltown Cancer Support Group for many years. Irene’s death came on Monday, February 7, 2011 at the Sunrise Hill Care Center in Traer at the age of 91 years. She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Helen Cavanaugh, brother Marvin Dengler, nephew Robert Dengler and several cousins. She is survived by two daughters Carma (Ron) Mattioda of Pensacola, FL; and Donna (William) Speirs of Clarion, IA, four grandchildren: Gina (Brian) Babcock and Maria Mattioda of Bradenton, FL; Corey (Constantina) Speirs of Fremont, NE; and Kevin (Tammy) Speirs of Clarion, IA, one great grandchild; Alex Babcock of Bradenton, FL; and nieces Marlene Sager of Reinbeck, IA and Carol Sellas of Cypress, CA.
February 10, 2011
to 2:00 PM
Overton Funeral Home
714 1st Street
Traer, IA 50675
Overton Funeral Home , 714 1st Street, Traer, IA 50675Visitation for H. Irene Halupnikhttp://www.tributes.com/show/H.-Irene-Halupnik-90756711#serviceshttp://www.tributes.com/obituary/get_ics/90756711?service=818805&tr=
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