Irene Florence Peiffer, 93, died November 15, 2012 at the
Manor House in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born February 26, 1919 to
Nicholas and Thecla Halter Scheetz near Cosgrove, Iowa. She
graduated from Cosgrove High School. She lived at home helping to
raise the family. On October 23, 1945 she married Bernard Michael
Peiffer in Cosgrove. They lived and farmed in the Harper area. She
was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church and later Holy Trinity
Parish and Altar Rosary Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bernard on
December 4, 2001, four sisters Evelyn Clark, Anna Shannon, Viola
Volk and infant sister Betty Jean Scheetz, four brothers Paul,
Cletus, William, and Raymond Scheetz, and cousin Bill Edwards.
She is survived by her children Jane(Gene) Bragg of Iowa City,
Robert (Karla) Peiffer of Iowa City, Joyce (Jay) Rosenberger of
Indianola, Tom Peiffer of Harper, Joe ( Sally) Peiffer of Davis,
Illinois, Pat Peiffer of Harper, six grandchildren Chris, Laura,
Jerry, Michael, Mark, and Megan, one great grandson Kinnick, and
cousin Bob (Mary Ellen) Edwards who grew up as part of her family.
Funeral Service: Monday at 10:30 A.M. Holy Trinity Parish - St.
Mary Catholic Church, Keota
Prayer Service: Sunday 4:00 P.M. Holm Funeral Home-Sigourney
Visitation: Sunday 5:00- 7:00 Holm Funeral Home
Burial: Holy Trinity Cemetery - St Elizabeth Cemetery Harper, Iowa
A Memorial Fund has been established