Irma Mable Olsen, age 83, of Escanaba passed away Monday, December 31, 2007 at the Christian Park Healthcare Center.
She was born January 12, 1924 in Racine, Wisconsin to Carl and Margaret (Jakey) Geschke. Irma has lived in the Escanaba area for the last 45 years and enjoyed fishing, baking, walking, going to the casino to play bingo and spending time with her grandchildren, especially her grandson, Danny Deneau and great granddaughters, Ashley Ann and Hannah Marie Deneau.
Irma is survived by:
Her son: Robert (Roseanne) Kent of Weyauwega, WI
Her daughters: Sharon Deneau of Escanaba, MI; Sandra (Bob) LaMantia of West Allis, WI
11 Grandchildren, 20 Great Grandchildren, 1 Great Great Grandchild
Her Brother: Dick (Laurel) Geschke of Union Grove, WI
Her Sister: Berniece Sack of Racine, WI
3 Sister-In-Laws: Helen Caudill of Okeechobee, FL; Helen Geschke of Rockford, IL; Lola Geschke of Racine, WI
Numerous nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edmond Olsen, her parents, a grandson, James Allen Kent, 7 brothers, Raymond, Walter, Elmer, Carl, Kenneth, Marvin, and Robert and 3 sisters, Ruth Bates, Elsie Halbur, and Martha Peterson
Visitation for Irma will be Friday, January 4 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at theSkradski Funeral Home in Escanaba. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home with Major Bill Cox officiating. A luncheon will follow at the Church of Christ in Soo Hill.