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Irene Ortmann

Irene
Ortmann, 83 years
old, of Remsen, IA,
passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at her home in Remsen, IA.
            Funeral service will be at 10:30
a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Remsen with
Rev. William McCarthy and Deacon Rick Roder officiating.  Burial will be in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Remsen.  Visitation will be anytime after 4 p.m. on
Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.  There will be a
parish rosary at 5 p.m. and a vigil prayer service at 7 p.m. all at the Fisch
Funeral Home & Monument in Remsen,
IA.
            Irene was
born Feb. 20, 1930, at LeMars,
IA, the daughter of Joseph and
Amelia (Rodenbour) Plendl.  She was
raised and educated in the Alton
area and graduated from St. Mary’s School in 1947. 
            On Feb. 20,
1950 she married Roman Ortmann at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, IA.  They lived near Alton for one year then moved to the Remsen
area.  She worked at Wayne’s Clover Farm
and Remsen Pharmacy.  The couple moved
into Remsen in 1957. Roman passed away April 23, 2007.
        Irene was a
member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and church Guild.

        Irene is survived by her seven
children, Randy (Connie) Ortmann of Remsen, Steve (Viveca) Ortmann of Manhattan,
KS, Terri (Steve) Garvin of Remsen, Janet Ortmann of Sioux Falls, SD, Sherri
(Terry) Truex of Sioux Falls, SD, Mary (Mark) Lubben of LeMars, IA, Doug
(Nancy) Ortmann of Sioux Falls, SD; one son-in-law, Joe Bates of Oskaloosa, IA;
15 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; one brother, Edmund Plendl of Orange
City, IA.

        Preceeded by: her parents, daughter, Carol Bates;
sister, Marcella Lampert; brother, LeRoy Plendl

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To the family, please know that my sister Barb and I will always cherish the friendship our moms shared. They taught us what it was to be there for each other. Blessings.

Paula Brandes Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

My thoughtless and prayers go out to the Ortmann family. Irene will be greatly missed.

Nancy Williams Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Irene was a truly wonderful woman. I believe her spirit, love for others, and deep personal committment to her Lord and Savior will live on through her family. I know that God is now having a conversation with Irene...and He is saying, "Young lady, you did well...for yo...

Ken Howard Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Ortmann Family: Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Your mom was a wonderful lady Rest in Peace Irene.

Perry & Kathy DeJong Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

I'm so thankful to have seen Irene in April when she was kind enough to travel to attend my Mom's service. I have many fond memories of the Ortmanns from Grandma Schuver days. She was a lovely person and she really blessed us in April. Condolences to the family.

Lori Schuver Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Steve & Family, Please accept our heart felt sympathy on the passing of your Mother. Mother's are a special part of all of our lives, but know that God has another angel watching over you. We hope that you will find some comfort in all your wonderful memories. Denis & V...

Denis & Vesta Conley Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

So enjoyed visiting with Irene at the pharmacy. She was so compassionate when both my mom and dad passed. Our prayers are with Irene's family. She was a kind and caring lady. God's blessings.

Randy and Marilyn Schmitt Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

So sorry for you loss.

Dan Schumacher Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM

Steve & Family, Please accept our heart felt sympathy on the passing of your Mother. Mother's are a special part of all of our lives, but know that God has another angel watching over you. We hope that you will find some comfort in all your wonderful memories. Denis & V...

Denis & Vesta Conley Nov 30 -0001 12:00 AM