Irene Louise Lawless

Irene Lawless


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Parrott & Wood Chapel of Memories


Irene Louise Lawless

April 20, 1919 - June 13, 2016

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Irene Lawless was born April 20, 1919 in Grand Junction, Iowa: the daughter of Bruce and Ethel ( McCormick) McCollom. She was married to John Eckstein on October 3, 1940; he preceded her in death on August 22, 1943. Irene then married Peter James Lawless on April 5, 1944; he preceded her in death June 18, 1973. She worked at Morg’s for years and The Diamond, Mercedes and C&H Café. Irene enjoyed flowers, dancing, music and her family.
Irene passed away on Monday, June 13, 2016 at the Shell Rock Healthcare Center at the age of 97. She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands; a son-in-law James A. Milroy three brothers: Arthur, Robert, and John “Jack” McCollom and two sisters: Gladys Baker and Vivian Brindley. Irene is survived by two daughters: Christy Milroy of Omaha, Nebraska and Pamela (Toby) McClellan of Hudson; a son Stephen Lawless of Shell Rock; seven grandchildren; eight great-grand children; two brothers: Larry (Mary) McCollom of Waterloo and Kenneth (Pearl) McCollom of Waterloo; two sisters: WeEtta Correy of Fullerton, California and Lois Watters of Westminster, Colorado.
Memorials may be directed to Hospice Compassus.

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