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Irene M. (Wishall) Metcalf

February 4, 1921 ~ June 19, 2021 (age 100)

Obituary

Irene Metcalf, 100, passed away on June 19, 2021 at Heritage Health in Chillicothe.

    Irene was born on February 4, 1921 in Marshall County to Edwin and Mary (Ely) Wishall.  She married Gerald A. Metcalf on April 29, 1940.  He preceded her death when he was killed in a car accident on November 14, 1981.

    She is survived by two sons, Gerald (Roselynn) Metcalf of Chillicothe and William (Carol) Metcalf of Irmo, S.C.  She is also survived by five grandchildren and many great grandchildren.  Her parents, husband, and five sisters preceded her in death.

    She was the owner operater of the Laura Café in Laura for many years and later worked for and retired from L.R. Nelson in Princeville.   She was an avid bowler and die-hard CUB fan.

   A funeral mass for Irene will be held on Tuesday morning, June 22, 2021 at 11:00 am at St. Edward Catholic Church in Chillicothe.  Fr. Matt Deptula will officiate the mass.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service time at the church.  Burial will be at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lacon.  Memorials may be made to St. Edward Catholic Church or St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

   Irene’s memorial website can be viewed and condolences left at www.weberhurdfuneralhome.  

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
June 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church
1216 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
June 22, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Edward Catholic Church
1216 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Committal
Tuesday
June 22, 2021

12:00 PM
Immaculate Conception Cemetery

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