July 18, 1926-October 25, 2019
Irene Medinger, 93, of rural Bellwood, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at St. Joseph's Villa in David City.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 28, at Presentation Catholic Church - Marietta. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 27, with 4 p.m. rosary at Kracl Funeral Chapel in David City. Visitation will continue from 9-10 a.m. on Monday at the church. Committal will be in the church cemetery with lunch following in the church hall. Memorials may be made in care of the family for future designation
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Irene was born July 18, 1926, near Bellwood, to Frank and Mary (Delahamet) Eller. She attended area schools and graduated from Marietta High School. On Jan. 25, 1951, she married Donald E. Medinger at Presentation Catholic Church. They lived and farmed the Medinger "homeplace" north of Octavia. Irene enjoyed sewing, baking gardening and was very proud of her flowers. She was always cooking and baking for church functions until they let her retire, at 85. She was a member of the church and the Altar Society. Irene especially loved time with her family, playing Sheephead and dancing with Don.
Irene is survived by her husband, Don of rural Bellwood; one daughter, Diana (Galen) Kehrli of Schuyler; three sons: David (Jan) Medinger of Bee, Dennis (Betty) Medinger and Duane Medinger, all of Lincoln; daughter-in-law, Sue Medinger of Seward; 9 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren; and one brother and sister-in-law, Wilfred (Marietta) Medinger of Henderson.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three children: Donna, Daniel and Donald J. Medinger; grandson, Mark Medinger; three brothers and two sisters.