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“Your mother was an example of someone who enjoyed life and people. I played euchre with her many times and she was so much fun. She enjoyed a cold...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: jerry and sharon cross - Marissa, IL

“So sorry for you loss. She was a fine lady. Had many eucker games with her in NA. Hugs Susie and Merl. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Merlenbach - Ava, IL

“Irene was such a lovely lady who really knew how to enjoy life. We have so many fond memories of her and Harpel. We stopped to visit them one time...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mary & Carl Anderson - Monclova, OH

“What a beautiful bubbly lady Irene was!! She was such a joy to be around She was the life of the party and could dance the night away!! All that...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Jeri and John Patton - IL

“Sorry for your loss, what a great lady! ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Sullivan - Venedy, IL

“Irene was such a special lady, loved playing cards with her .Rest In Peace. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Donna Reuss - New Athens, IL

“So sorry good friends ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Mike Triefenbach

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Irene Triefenbach, nee Sinn, 94, of Lenzburg, IL; born on August 15, 1922 in Coulterville, IL; passed away on Monday, January 23, 2017 at the New Athens Home for the Aged.

Mrs. Triefenbach was a homemaker. She was a member of Friedens United Church of Christ. She was an avid quilter and liked to play cards. Irene loved to play and never missed a chance to polka.

She was preceded in death by her parents – Jacob and Carrie, nee Fischer, Sinn. Her husband – Harpel Triefenbach whom she married on September 2, 1939 and who passed away on May 5, 2005. A daughter – Sharon Price. Two brothers – Elmer Sinn; Leonard Sinn. Two sisters – Ester Schubert; Aletha Erb

She is survived by two sons – Dale (Janet) Triefenbach of St. Libory, IL; Merle (Sue) Triefenbach of Lenzburg, IL. Eight grandchildren. Seventeen great-grandchildren. One great-great grandchild. Also survived by a sister – Viola Sinn of Marissa, IL.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Memorials may be made to Friedens United Church of Christ or to the New Athens Home for the Aged.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, January 28, 2017 from 10:00am to 12:00noon.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 12:00noon with Rev. Gail Geisel officiating.

Interment: Private burial will be held at a later date.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.