830 South Colfax Street
West Point, NE 68788
Phone: 402-372-2022
Fax: 402-372-2033
Irene Jeffrey

Irene Jeffrey

Tuesday, March 27th, 1928 - Tuesday, August 13th, 2019
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Memorial services for Irene Jeffrey age 91 of West Point, NE will be held on Monday, August 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Minnick Funeral Home in West Point, NE with Deb Hammer, PMA officiating. A luncheon will follow in the Community Room at St. Joseph's Hillside Villa. Interment will be in the Pleasantview Cemetery in Winside, NE. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Monday.

Irene passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at St. Joseph's Hillside Villa in West Point, NE.

Bertha Irene (Cramer) Jeffrey was born on March 27, 1928 in Corning, IA to Guy and Edna (Schoonover) Cramer. The family moved to Dixon County, Nebraska, where Irene graduated from Laurel High School.

On February 23, 1947, she was united in marriage to Willard Jeffrey at the United Methodist Church in Laurel, NE. After their marriage they lived in Laurel, NE, they later moved to Minnesota, Michigan and returned to Dixon County and finally Wayne County in Nebraska, where they were engaged in farming. They later operated Jeff’s Café in Wayne and Beemer, NE before retiring.

Irene enjoyed cooking, quilting, playing the organ and being around people. She loved to garden, tend to her flowers and spending time with her family. She passed the time talking for hours on the phone with family and friends, and following what was going on listening to the police scanner. While at the Wisner Care Center, she enjoyed the many craft projects she worked on.

Survivors include-
Daughter-Jackie and Bill Bell of Lake Kiowa, TX and family-
Kelly and Phil Bradshaw and son Zach; Jodi and Mark Creighton and family-Jessica (August) Gruenwald and daughter-Harper, and Mackenzie Creighton
Son-Michael and Ann Jeffrey of Columbus, NE and family-
Daniel (Megan) Jeffrey and children-Mae and Luke, and Lynn Jeffrey
Daughter-Deb and Dick Broders of Wayne, NE and family-
Craig Jeffrey; Coleman (Katelynn) Broders and son-Creek
Daughter-Mary and Brian Gentrup of Beemer, NE and son-
Kyle (Katlyn) Gentrup and children-Carter and Harper

Sisters-Lola Goldberg of Omaha, NE
Betty Korth of Columbus, NE
Brother-Jerry and Peggy Cramer Marshville, WI
Sister-in-law-Barb Gardner of Lincoln, NE
Several nieces and nephews also survive her.

Irene was preceded in death by her parents, husband-Willard, son-in-law-Richard Ditman, and brothers-in-law-Verdell Goldberg and Jerry Korth.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Monday, August 19th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Minnick Funeral Home-West Point
    Address
    830 S. Colfax St.
    WEST POINT, NE 68788
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  • Service

    Monday, August 19th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Monday, August 19th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Minnick Funeral Home-West Point
    Address
    830 S. Colfax St.
    WEST POINT, NE 68788
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  • Interment

    Location
    Pleasantview Cemetery-Winside, NE
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Winside, NE
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Sending our condolences to Jackie and Bill Bell, their TX, NE, and everywhere family. We never met Irene, but yall are fab so she mustve been great.
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Shirley Ann Kraemer

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Irene and I met many times over the years...the last was when we worked together at The Oaks. What a wonderful cook and always with a smile. Many great memories, Irene. We will meet again soon.
Shirley (Mallatt) Kraemer, Laurel
 

Mary Jeffrey Gentrup Posted at 06:42pm

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