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In Memory of

Irene B. Schmelz

May 5, 1926 - March 26, 2015

Obituary


Irene B. (Kruer) Schmelz, 88 years of aged died Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was a native of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, born May 5, 1926 to the late Bernard and Caroline (Piper) Kruer and was the widow of Mark George Schmelz who died in 1983. Irene was a wife, homemaker, mom, grandma and formerly worked at the Green Valley Care Center until 1992. She will always be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany. Irene was preceded...

Irene B. (Kruer) Schmelz, 88 years of aged died Thursday, March 26, 2015. She was a native of Floyds Knobs, Indiana, born May 5, 1926 to the late Bernard and Caroline (Piper) Kruer and was the widow of Mark George Schmelz who died in 1983. Irene was a wife, homemaker, mom, grandma and formerly worked at the Green Valley Care Center until 1992. She will always be fondly remembered and greatly missed by her family and all who knew her. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in New Albany. Irene was preceded in death by her parents, husband, son Anthony Schmelz and daughter Velma Salesman.

Survivors include:
Seven Children: Paul Schmelz (Peggy), Stephen Schmelz (Sherri), Thelma Welsbacher (Karl), Martha Gibson, Brenda Baxter, Bonnie Krider (Rick), and Suzy Visser (Marcel).
Ten Grandchildren and Thirteen Greatgrandchildren
Sister: Alice Eichoff (Robert)

Visitation will be 12:00 noon ~ 8:00 pm Tuesday March 31st, at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. Her Funeral Liturgy will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday at St. Mary's Catholic Church New Albany with burial to follow at St. Mary of the Knobs Cemetery in Floyds Knobs. The family requests expressions of sympathy to: St. Mary's Catholic Church New Albany.



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