April 2, 1934-Dec. 27, 2016
Irene Wolfe, the daughter of Frank and Philomena (Schmaltz) Miller was born on April 2, 1934 in Orrin, North Dakota. She died at the age of 82 years on Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 at the Heart of America Care Center in Rugby, North Dakota.
Irene was raised in the home of her parents. On April 15, 1952, she was united in marriage to Walter Wolfe in Orrin, North Dakota. The couple made their home in rural
Fillmore, where they farmed and raised their family. She was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church in Balta, the Esmond VFW Auxiliary, the Esmond
Senior Citizens and the Rugby Eagles Auxiliary. She enjoyed baking, canning, bingo and time with family and friends.
Irene is survived by her children, Richard Wolfe of Esmond, Sharon (Danny) Humble of Wahpeton, Bradley Wolfe of Hazen, Linda (Anthony) Sander of Greeley, Colorado,
Joseph (Penny) Wolfe of Bismarck, Allen (Teresa) Wolfe of Jamestown and George (Jaime) Wolfe of Bismarck; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; three sis-
ters, Mabel (Myron) Cunning of Gold Canyon, Arizona, Bernice Volk of Watford City and Anna Volk of Rugby; nieces, nephews; other relatives and friends. She was pre-
ceded in death by her husband Walter on January 29, 2012; her parents; her stepfather, Friedrich Nissen; brothers, Roy Miller, Johnnie Miller and Christ Miller; and sister,
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 2, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Knox with burial on Tuesday, January 3, at 3:00 p.m. at the
North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan. Father Tom Graner, Celebrant.
Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the time of services at the church on Monday.
Casket Bearers: Richard, Bradley, Joseph, Allen and George Wolfe, Danny Humble and Anthony Sander
Honorary Bearers: The Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren
Arrangements with the Anderson Funeral Home of Rugby. Online registry: www.funeralsbyanderson.com
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