Louise A. Irwin - May 24, 2015

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RAVENA – Louise A. Irwin, beloved mother and mother-in-law passed away peacefully on May 24, 2015.  Louise was born October 22, 1932 in Rensselaer to Paul and Agnes Boehlke.  Upon the untimely passing of her father, Louise’s step-father, George, became her treasured “second father” and a very important figure in her life whom she loved dearly.

     As well as her mother, father and second father, Louise was predeceased by her husband of 62 years and the love of her life, Alfred Irwin, Sr.;  her sons, Alfred Jr. and Clayton;  and her daughter Leslie.

     Louise is survived by her son, Greg and his wife Amy;  daughter-in-law Cathy;  son Ronald;  special cousins, Christine Reilly, Colleen Moon and Sharon Olszak;  brothers, Orville, Herman and Paul Boehlke;  sisters, Patricia Laquire and Marie Ritzel;  and many nieces and nephews.

     Louise was a very special woman and words alone cannot express how much she will be missed.

     Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on Thursday, May 28th from 4 to 7 PM.  All other services will be private at the convenience of the family.