WAUKESHA

Irene H. Hermanson

March 4, 1920 - Feb. 18, 2012

Irene H. Hermanson, 91, of Waukesha, died Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at River Hills West in Pewaukee.

She was born March 4, 1920, the daughter of the late Robert and Olga Lundgren. Irene attended the Kettle Moraine Community Church in North Prairie. She enjoyed dancing, baking, gardening, embroidery and listening to Elvis music.

Irene is survived by her children, Carol (Olan) Kline of Arizona and Gary (Cathy) Hermanson of Waukesha; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Hermanson of Muskego; her grandchildren, Cheryl, Cathy, Colleen, Caren, Richard, Terry, Ronald, Duane, Debbie, Dawn, Mark, Greg, Laurie, Eric, Josiah and Teraesa; and three sisters, Alice Allen of Colorado, Lorraine (Sol) Molinare of Illinois and Carol (Pete) LaRocco of Illinois. Irene is further survived by many great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence; a son, Larry; a daughter, Phyllis Zimmerman; a grandson, Jeremy; three sisters, Evelyn Huberty, Lois Skowronski and Florence Rogus; a brother, Robert; and two sons-in-law, Martin Zinner and Donald Zimmerman.

Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until the 6 p.m. funeral service Friday, Feb. 24, at the Kettle Moraine Community Church, W341-S6480 Highway 59, North Prairie, with The Rev. Tom Hocking officiating. Burial for Irene will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Upper Beaver Creek Cemetery in Black River Falls.

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials in Irenes name to the Kettle Moraine Community Church (see address above).

Haase-Lockwood & Associates Funeral Homes and Crematory of Eagle, 594-2442, assisted the family. For the online guest registry, please go to www.haaselockwoodfhs.com.