Irene H. Cicenas
March 18, 1919 — Dec. 28, 2016
Irene Cicenas of Oconomowoc passed away peacefully on December 28, 2016, at 97 years of age. She was born in Joliet, Illinois, on March 18, 1919 to Helen (nee Arvay) Baca and Ignatius Baca.
Irene was a longtime resident of Oconomowoc and was employed by the Oconomowoc Parks and Recreation Department.
She is lovingly survived by her daughter, Arlene (Gene) Lopas; her son, Donald (Gail) Cicenas; her grandchildren, Cara (Steve) Shaffer, Laura Edwards, Charles (Shannon) Edwards, Cherstin (Travis) Toney, Lindsay (Josh) Erickson and Brittany (Rahny) Taylor; and her four great-grandchildren, Molly and Nathan Shaffer, Wyatt and Camille Toney. She is further survived by many nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Adam Cicenas; her daughter Marilyn Edwards; and her son Robert Cicenas. Also preceding her in death were her four siblings, Margaret Moroz, John Baca, Daniel Baca and Louis Baca.
We have been blessed as a family to have such a loving, humble yet strong woman grace our lives.
Memorials can be sent to the Oconomowoc Regional Cancer Center.
Schmidt & Bartelt Notbohm- Kreutzmann Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the family. For more information, call 262-5674459 or visit online at www.schmidtandbartelt.com.