Irene C. Weigel
March 15, 1941 ~ January 11, 2018
Irene C. Weigel, age 76 of New Hampton, IA passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Patty Elwood Center in Cresco, IA. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM, Monday, January 15, 2018 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery in New Hampton. Visitation will be from 4:00-7:00 PM on Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with a 7:00 PM Scriptural Wake Service. Visitation will continue at the church one hour prior to the funeral mass on Monday. Online condolences for Irene’s family may be left at www.conway-markhamfh.com. Memorials may be directed to the family. Irene Caroline Weigel was born on March 15, 1941 to Joseph and Agnes (Bruess) Schlichte in Waucoma, IA. She attended and graduated from Waucoma High School. On January 28, 1959, Irene was united in marriage to Robert J. Weigel at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Waucoma. The couple made their home in New Hampton where they raised their five children; Jolene, Jeff, Janell, Jody, Janeen. Irene worked at St. Joseph Hospital as a nurse’s aide and finished her career in 2003 as a clinical nurse at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. Irene enjoyed golfing, shopping, and the occasional visit to the casino. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family, the Sunday gatherings and sharing her Gigi Bread with her great-grandchildren. Irene was a member of Holy Family Parish and Rosary Society. She will be deeply missed by her loving husband, Robert Weigel of New Hampton; Jolene (Mark) Dungey of New Hampton, Jeff (Ralynn) Weigel of New Hampton, Janell (Rick) Nelson of Bloomington, MN, Jody (Jill) Weigel of Cedar Rapids, IA, Janeen (Dominic) Kemp of Waterloo, IA; their grandchildren, Chad (Sarah) Dungey, Bryan (Brooke) Dungey, Calison (Andy) Weiss, Channing (Jordan) Sorensen, Tanner Weigel, Danae Nelson, Hannah Nelson, Morgan Weigel, Rachel, Weigel, Olivia Weigel, Skylar Kemp and Shane Kemp; their 12 great-grandchildren; Irene’s two sisters, Margaret Kleve of Waucoma, Helen Woodard of Hawkeye as well as extended family. She was preceded in death by her parents; her siblings, Lorraine Eichenberger, Rosemary Riha and Edward Schlichte.