Irene G. Vick

Dec. 4, 1918 - Feb. 21, 2007

Longtime New Berlin resident Irene G. Vick, 88, died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007, at her home surrounded by the love of her family. She was born Dec. 4, 1918, in Milwaukee, to Charles and Theresa (nee Wafle) Rommel.

On May 29, 1948, she married Merle J. Vick. He preceded her in death July 24, 2006. Irene loved gardening, dancing, traveling and spending time with her grandchildren. She was also a member of the New Berling Senior Citizens Club.

She is survived by her loving children, Sally (Florian) Schultz of Minoqua and Wayne (Patricia) Vick of Brookfield; grandchildren, Joseph Helminiak, Michelle (Robin) Parkinson, William (Debra) Schultz, Jolene Vick, James (Lisa) Vick and Keri Ann Schultz; and great-grandchildren, Alexandria, Brandon, Shauna, Hannah, Brook and Gabrielle. She is further survived by her sisters, Leone (the late Armin) Schmidt of Milwaukee and Jeanette (Charles) Zern of Milwaukee, and a sister-in-law, Jean (the late Warren) Vick of Eagle. Other relatives and friends also survive.

In addition to her parents and husband, Merle, Irene was preceded in death by her sisters, Lorraine, Eleanor and Theresa; a brother, Art; and one son-in-law.

Visitation for Irene will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Friday, Feb. 23, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. Entombment will follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a warm thank you to Odyssey Hospice and especially to Holly and Shawn for the care and compassion shown to Irene and her family.

Randle-Dable Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 547-4035 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.