IRENE T. WAIT Irene T. Wait, age 80, of Menomonie, WI died Wed., Oct. 6, 2004 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie. The former Irene Thomra Tollefson was born Nov. 27, 1923 in Wheeler, WI to Thomas and Alma (Kaiser) Tollefson. She attended Wheeler grade school and graduated from Dunn County Aggie school in 1941. Irene married Clifford Wait on April 18, 1942 at the Norton Lutheran Church in the Town of Tainter, Dunn Co., WI. Together they farmed in the Town of Tainter for seven years before moving to the Wait family farm in the Town of Sherman. Irene was an active member of Norton Lutheran Church and the Ladies Aide. She also enjoyed knitting, crocheting, sewing, taking pictures, the garden, music and playing piano. Irene and her husband spent many times together camping, fishing and traveling. She loved to cook and always had the coffee pot ready for family, friends and neighbors. Irene is survived by: Her husband, Clifford of Menomonie 2 daughters and 1 son, Sandra (Tom) Grimm of Grove, OK Allan (Mary) Wait of Menomonie Gail (Richard) Stark of Boyceville 8 grandchildren Scott (Shannon) Gurtin, Lisa (Blaine) Johnson, Jeffrey Wait, Michael Wait, Craig Wait, Stacy (David) Dummer, Kari Stark and Jason Stark 5 great-grandchildren Evan and Olivia Gurtin, Cody and Jacob Johnson, and Lyssa Wait 3 sisters and 1 brother Marguerite (Alvin) Erickson of Colfax Darlene (Lewis) Hanson of Ridgeland Thomas (Bea) Tollefson of Chetek Sarah (Ed) Whistler of Wheeler She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends She was preceded in death by her parents; 1 brother, Gerhard Tollefson; 3 half brothers, Cyrus, Kenneth and Ernest Tollefson; 1 half sister, Myrtle Tollefson; and 2 great-granddaughters, Claire Dummer and Angelique Wait. Funeral services will be at 1:30 PM Saturday, Oct. 9, 2004 at Norton Lutheran Church in the Town of Tainter, Dunn Co., WI with Rev. Paul Tobiason officiating. Burial will be in Sherman Cemetery in the Town of Sherman, Dunn Co., WI. Family and friends may call from 4:00 to 8:00 PM Friday at Olson Funeral Home in Menomonie and at the church one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
IRENE T. WAIT Irene T. Wait, age 80, of Menomonie, WI died Wed., Oct. 6, 2004 at the Dunn County Health Care Center in Menomonie. The former Irene Thomra Tollefson was born Nov. 27, 1923 in Wheeler, WI to Thomas and Alma (Kaiser) Tollefson.... View Obituary & Service Information
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IRENE T. WAIT
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