Irene E. Spenner, 85


Irene E. Spenner (Salter, nee Wolf), age 85, passed away on Wednesday, July 20, 2011, at Autumn Oaks of Slinger. She was born on Feb. 1, 1926, in the town of Richfield to the late John and Anna (nee Schmitt) Wolf. Irene was the former Postmaster of Richfield and a devoted employee of the US Postal Service for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Peterís Catholic Church, Christian Mothers, and the Slinger VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She was an avid and passionate bowler and longtime member of Slinger/Richfield Womenís Bowling Association.

Irene is survived by her children, Donna Moldenhauer, Pamela Salter, Steven Salter; grandchildren, Anne (Brian) Steger, Amy (James) Downes, David (Kim) Moldenhauer; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and Jeremy Kozlowski, Kaley Georgenson, Connor and Aiden Downes, Tristan Moldenhauer; siblings, John (Loretta) Wolf, Bernard (Delores) Wolf, and Robert (Irene) Wolf; sisters in-law, Mildred and Shirley Wolf. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings, Lawrence, Cyril, Anthony, Francis, Ralph, Marie, Lorraine, Dorothy and Ruth; great-grandchild, James Kozlowski, and a son-inlaw, David Moldenhauer.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Sunday, July 24, 2011, at 6 p.m. at St. Peterís Catholic Church (200 E. Washington St.) of Slinger. The visitation will be held on Sunday, July 24, from 3 p.m. until 5:45 p.m., also at the church. Private interment will take place at St. Peterís Cemetery (new). Memorial contributions may be made to Autumn Oaks (227 E. Washington St, Slinger, Wis. 53086) or Seasons Hospice (6737 West Washington Street, Suite 2150 West Allis, Wis. 53214).

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the past and present staff at Autumn Oaks and Seasons Hospice.

The Phillip Funeral Home of Slinger is assisting the family. (262) 644-5296. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.