Irene Y. Bohm

August 16, 1935 - January 3, 2015
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Irene Y. Bohm, 79, of Belvidere, IL passed away January 3, 2015 at OSF Saint Anthony, Rockford, IL. Irene was born August 16, 1935, and raised by her grandfather, Charles Hinkle. She married Gerald D. Bohm on December 21, 1952 in Pekin, IL. They just recently celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary. Irene retired from Arnold Engineering in Marengo. She loved to read, painting ceramics and drawing. Irene also enjoyed watching old westerns, taking bus trips and camping with her family.
Irene is loved and will be missed by her husband of 62 years, Gerald of Belvidere; daughters, Debra (Joe) Schmalen of Belvidere, Patricia (David) Walters of Marengo, Kristi (Stacey) Forsell of Poplar Grove; grandchildren, Aimee Hansen, Ryan Schmalen, Michael Walters, Jennifer McCormick, Amanda Wieczorek; great- grandchildren, Shelby and Sarah Hanson, Tyler Schmalen, Brendan, Callie and Abigail Walters. Andrew McCormick, Colin and Wyatt Wieczorek.
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Born: August 16, 1935
Died: January 3, 2015

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Trudy & Jeff Flippo posted on 1/5/15

Deb & Family, So sorry about your Mom and Grandmother.


Bob snd Terri Alderman posted on 1/6/15

Praying that you find comfort in knowing that others care. In our thoughts and prayers.


Helfers' Family posted on 1/6/15

So sorry to hear of Irene's passing. She always will be a wonderful lady


Kathy (Mavis) Mechler posted on 1/6/15

Dear Deb - So sorry to read of your Mom's passing. My deepest sympathy's are with you and your family. Love Always, Kathy


Grace Kluson posted on 1/6/15

I am so sorry for your family's loss Kristi. I hope the days ahead will bring you some comfort. I'm here if you need anything.


Kent Maxted posted on 1/6/15

Pat God Bless You And All Of Your Family In This Trying Time.


Becky Colborn posted on 1/6/15

Pat, you are in my prayers,my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Becky


Ellen and Ed McCormick posted on 1/6/15

Thinking of all of you at this time. Prayers and blessings for you all.


Carol and Harlan Kolthoff posted on 1/6/15

So sorry for loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.


Leroy & Cheryl Romine posted on 1/6/15

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your Family