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Irene Peiffer


    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


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