July 3, 1926 - January 8, 2021
Click here to view/print Funeral Folder Irene M. Frederiksen, 94 of West Bend, IA passed away January 8, 2021 from complications due to a stroke at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona Iowa. Irene was born on July 3, 1926 in West Bend, IA to Howard and Emaline (Walsh) Jergens. Irene was raised and educated in West Bend and graduated from DMT in Rolfe in 1944. She was the oldest of 11 children. Irene was united in marriage to Lawrence Frederiksen on February 8, 1947 in Livermore, IA. The couple established their home on a farm in Bradgate raising 5 children. The couple moved to West Bend after retiring in 1994. Lawrence and Irene enjoyed dancing, fishing and traveling, but what Irene enjoyed the most, was spending time with her family and her friends. Her door was always open, and the coffee pot was always on. Irene was a wonderful, funny, gracious and loving mother to her children and so many others who said she was like a mom to them. Left to cherish Irene’s memory are her 5 children, Linda (Bill) Stamper of Independence, IA, Denny (Toni) Frederiksen of Gilmore City, IA, Wanda Frederiksen of Mankato, MN, Sandy (Marv) Kohlhaas of West Bend, IA, and Kris (John) Rasmussen of Algona, IA and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, great great grandchildren and her siblings, Marge Schmidt of Emmetsburg, IA, Dale (Pam) Jergens of Guntersville, AL, Putter (Darlene) Jergens of Gilmore City, IA, Helen (Jim) Carrigan of Emmetsburg, IA, Janet (Larry) Bruggeman of Hoskins, NE, Joe Jergens of Waterloo, IA and numerous others who lives she touched. She was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend, IA and the Bradgate VFW Auxiliary. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence, her son, Scott, her parents, her granddaughter, Nicole Berte, great grandson, Calvin Miller and her siblings, Donald Jergens, Jane Hanselman, Robert Jergens and Judy Habben. Funeral services will be held for family only on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend, IA at 10:30. Interment will be at West Bend Cemetery following the funeral service. Visitation open to the public on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at Peace Lutheran Church in West Bend from 5-7 PM. Obituary is also on www.harrisfuneralhome.com
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