Brehm, Irene Jo

Written by David Green.

Irene Jo Brehm, 69, of Gainesville, Fla., and formerly of Waldron, Mich., died March 31, 2013, at her home.

She was born Jan. 26, 1944, to the late Melvin and Juanita (Beaverson) Brehm. Irene was a 1961 graduate of Waldron High School, and earned a registered nurse degree from the Riverside Hospital School of Nursing in 1964. She retired from North Florida Regional Hospital.

Irene is survived by three brothers, David (and Deanna) Brehm of Evart, Mich., Terry Brehm of Kunkle, Ohio, and John (and Jene) Brehm of Waldron; five sisters, Judy Connin of Waldron, Chris (and Richard) Plum of Waldron, Colleen (and Ray) Shantz of Waldron, Jolene (and Brian) Myers of Fayette, and Linda (and Christopher) Hassenzahl of Pittsford, Mich.; and several nieces and nephews.

A graveside committal service is planned at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette, with David Brehm officiating. A luncheon will follow at the home of John and Jene Brehm, 14620 Territorial Rd., Waldron.

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