Irene H. Hesprich

Nov. 10, 1932 - Sept. 10, 2011

Irene H. Hesprich (nee Smith) of Pewaukee/Waukesha passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at the age of 78. Irene was born Nov. 10, 1932.

She is the mother of three. Irene is further survived by her beloved brother, Clifford Smith Sr. of Waukesha, and her sisters, Joyce Hammel of Waukesha and Ruth Boyes of Pewaukee/Waukesha. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Irene attended Curative Day Care for many years, where she made a lot of friends and did a variety of activities. Some of her favorite things to do were dance and sing. Her two favorite songs were "Good-Night Irene" and "Tennessee Waltz." She enjoyed bowling as well as playing the Wii.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond; two sisters, Bernice Smith and Arlene Crouch; and two brothers, Frank and Richard.

Irene will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15,at Church and Chapel Funeral Home, 380 Bluemound Road (at highways J and JJ, four blocks south of Interstate 94), Waukesha.

Church and Chapel Rudolph-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 549-0659 or visit to view the online obituary, leave condolences or receive directions.