Irene B. Zewen, 82, of Luxemburg, passed away Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Good Neighbor Society, Manchester.

Visitation was held from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, at Kramer Funeral Home, 750 12th Ave SW in Dyersville. Visitation will continue at the funeral home, Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. prior to funeral services.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Luxemburg, with burial in the church cemetery. The Rev. Noah Diehm will officiate.

Irene was born June 9, 1937, in Farley, the daughter of August and Olga (Klaus) Heiring. She married Duane Zewen Oct. 14, 1959, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Farley. Together they farmed and raised their family on the Zewen home farm west of Luxemburg. She was an active member of her parish, Holy Trinity Catholic Church and of the Rosary Society.

Survivors include her children: Daniel (Julie) Zewen, of Luxemburg, Carol (Ron) Iske, of Des Moines, John (Nicole) Zewen, of Luxemburg; grandchildren: Caitlyn (Jared) Deutmeyer, Dana (Russ) Wolf, Amy (Sean Specht) Zewen, Eric (Jordyn) Zewen, Serena Iske, Mylee, Jared, Mariah Zewen; great-grandchildren: Preston and Keeley Deutmeyer; siblings: Eddie (Lois) Heiring, Mary Ann Fangman; in-laws: Pat (Jerry) Mulert.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Duane in 1986; siblings: Germaine (Daryl) March, Dorothy (Gordon) Lee, Agnes (Robert) Vorwald, Ralph (Rose) Heiring; in-laws: Joe Ward, Richard Fangman.

A sincere thank you to the staff at the Good Neighbor Society for their compassionate care over the last 2 ½ years.

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