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Obituary for Irene Tauscher


On Monday, May 28, 2018, the Lord called Irene M. Tauscher home to heaven at the age of 93. She was born on August 1, 1924 in the town of Burns to William and Dora (Hugo) Heuer. Irene became a child of God by water and the Spirit on Aug. 24, 1924. Irene married Wilfred Tauscher on Oct. 26, 1943, together they farmed in Barre Mills for many years. Irene is survived by two sons, LeRoy (Lynda) Tauscher and Rev. James Tauscher; seven grandchildren, David (Amy) Tauscher, Lisa (Timothy) Gray, Laura (Jeff) Phillips, Joel (Melanie) Tauscher, Rachel (Peter) Heumann, Andrew (Sara) Tauscher, and Rebekah (Clint) Grim; 15 great-grandchildren; plus many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred; daughter-in-law, Patricia; two brothers, Raymond and Armin; and sister, Jeanette. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Barre Mills. Rev. Andrew Schultz will officiate. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service at the church. Online condolences may be sent at www.jandtfredrickson.com . Jandt-Fredrickson Funeral Homes, Jostad Chapel, West Salem is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be given to St. John’s Ev. Lutheran Church, Hillview Health Care Center, or a charity of the doron’s choice.