STERLING – Irene J. Schneider, 89, of Sterling, died Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. She had been employed at Lawrence Bros. as a laborer.
Irene was born June 7, 1924, in Sterling, to Ralph and Mamie (Letcher) Schneider.
Survivors include two sisters, Teresa VanDrew of Rock Falls and Joyce (Al) Schwitters of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Eleanor Vidal, Betty Dravis, and Sandy Hambley-Miller; and one brother, George Schneider.
A memorial service will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Schilling Funeral Home in Sterling, with the Rev. Larry Hartz officiating. Cremation rites have been accorded. Burial will be at a later date at Riverside Cemetery in Sterling.
A memorial has been established.
Visit www.schillingfuneralhome.com to send condolences.