Irene E. Finzel

Aug. 12, 1928 Feb. 16, 2014

Irene E. Finzel passed away on Sunday, February 16, 2014, at the age of 85.

She was the mother of Christine Thalhammer, Linda (Dennis) Wiegand, Heidi Guell and Irene C. Finzel. She is further survived by 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Philipp W. Finzel; sister, Erna; and brother, Erwin Behr; parents, Ernst and Marie Behr; and great-grandson, Owen Peterson.

Irene volunteered at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital for several years, was an avid member of TOPS, and enjoyed going to church regularly at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc.

Visitation will be held at the Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral Home, 121 S. Cross St., Oconomowoc, today, February 20, from 4 PM until the time of service at 7 PM.

Memorials to Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Oconomowoc or to the family are appreciated.

Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 567-4459 or visit online at