Irene F. Spyhalski (nee Parzych)

Feb. 2, 1918 - Aug. 1, 2009

Irene F. Spyhalski (nee Parzych) of Wales found eternal rest at the age of 91 on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2009, at home in the arms of Donald, her beloved husband of 66 years.

Irene was born Feb. 2, 1918 in LaPorte, Ind. She worked alongside her husband at the West Allis IGA grocery store and Laundromat for over 30 years.

Irene will be dearly missed by her husband, Donald; brothers, Edward (Patricia) Paige and family, and Ben (Daisy) Parzych; nephews, Dale (Judy) Opat and family, Tom Paige, Dennis Paige and Bob Paige; and niece, Janet (Tom) Doyle and family. She is further survived by other wonderful relatives and neighbors.

Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the 11 a.m. funeral Mass Wednesday, Aug. 5, at St. Anthony on the Lake Catholic Church in Pewaukee. Burial will be at St. Adalbertís Cemetery, Milwaukee.

Memorials in Ireneís name are appreciated to the Alzheimerís Association, 6130 W. National Ave., Suite 200, Milwaukee, WI 53214.

Ireneís family would like to thank the staff of ProHealth Care Adult Day Services and Vitas Hospice for their friendship and exceptional care of Irene.

The Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker Funeral Home, Cremation and Pre-Planning Services is serving the family. For further information, please call 542-6609, or for directions, an online obituary or to leave a condolence, please visit