Irene C. Althoff, 86, of Taylorville, passed away Monday, October 26, 2015 at 2:55 a.m. at Meadow Manor Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Taylorville.

She was born May 6, 1929 in Montrose, IL the daughter of Arthur and Agnes (Pruemer) Flach.  She married Lester Althoff on April 30, 1952 in Effingham, IL and he preceded her in death on October 15, 2015.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville. Irene worked as a homemaker and a realtor for Craggs & Curvey reality.

She is survived by her Children: Daniel (Betty) Althoff of Ft. Myers. FL; Mark Althoff of Taylorville, IL; Mary Althoff-Manning of Los Gatos, CA; Rita (Melvin) Repscher of Taylorville IL; Susan (Dan) Myher of Dublin, OH; Tony Althoff of Taylorville, IL; Teresa (Ron) Wiltsie of Edinburg, IL; Paul (Sue) Althoff of Taylorville, IL; Ken (Stephanie) Althoff of Taylorville, IL; Anita (Randall) Cathcart of O’Fallon, MO; Thirty Grandchildren; Twenty-one Great-Grandchildren; Sister: Rita (Scott) Flach-Zehr; Brother: Charles (Carolyn) Flach of Effingham, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, Sisters: Leona (Erban) Hartke; Lucille (Leonard) Hartke and Daughter-in-Law Kim Althoff, Grandchild Ryan Wiltsie, Great-Grandchild Kiley Beckmier.

Funeral Mass will be held Friday, October 30, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville with Msgr. David S. Lantz officiating. Burial will be in Owaneco Cemetery in Owaneco, IL. Prayer service will be held Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 3:30. Visitation to follow from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.

Memorials may be made to the Christian County Senior Center 701 W. Adams St. Taylorville, IL 62568.

Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville

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