IRENE REHM, age 99, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on March 30th, 2015

RehmIrene Rehm, age 99, of Lombard, passed away on March 24, 2015, at Beacon Hill in Lombard. She was married to the late Leo Rehm for 58 years.  Irene is survived by her two daughters, Judith Ann ( Bernard) LeDoux of Naples, Florida and Cecelia (Peter) Nelson of Riverside, Illinois; her grandchildren, Elizabeth (Lucas) Nelson-Sifuentes of Chicago and Theresa Nelson of Riverside.

Irene was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 2, 1916. She was the youngest of 10 children.  After marrying Leo in 1940 they settled in Chicago although they moved frequently for Leo’s work until 1948 when then purchased their first home in Flowerfield, Illinois.  They later moved to River Forest, Illinois and lived there for 40 years.  In 1994 they moved to Beacon Hill in Lombard.  Mrs. Rehm and her husband traveled extensively.  She volunteered for several community charities and loved to paint, dance, play bridge, read and listen to music.

A memorial gathering will be held by the family at a later date.

 

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