Irene West

Thursday, December 28, 2006

ANNA, Ill. -- Irene H. West, 89, of Anna died Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2006, at Union County Hospital.

She was born July 8, 1917, in Anna, daughter of Tullie and Annie Clyde Bird Hess. She and F. Wayne West were married Oct. 31, 1937, in Anna. He died April 5, 2000.

West retired from ASH Credit Union at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center. She was a member of Mount Moriah Lutheran Church. She was a past officer and member of American Legion Auxiliary.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennifer Harwell of Magnolia Springs, Ala., Alice Wendling of Dongola, Ill.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister.

Friends may call at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at Mount Moriah Church.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, with Dr. Richard Hertenstein officiating. Burial will be in Casper Cemetery.