Sept. 15, 1928 - Oct. 17, 2006
ATWOOD -- Irene Elizabeth Reeh Withington, 78, died Tuesday (Oct. 17, 2006) at her home in Atwood.
She was born Sept. 15, 1928, to Frank and Mary (Schwartz) Reeh. She grew up on the family farm north of Beardsley, Kan., and attended Forest Hill School. She was baptized at St. Cyril's Catholic Church.
On April 27, 1954, she married Harold Francis Withington at St. John's Catholic Church. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Christian Mothers Alter Society and the American Legion Auxiliary.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; parents; and five brothers, Joseph, Herman, Eugene, Lenard and Daniel
Survivors include her daughter, Phyllis Cheney and husband, Greg of Topeka, Kan.; three sons, Harlan and wife, Vonita of Rogers, Ark., Kenneth and wife, Laura of Colby, Kan., and Dale and wife, Debbie of Chetopa, Kan.; one sister, Deloris Reeh of?Atwood; 11 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday 10 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atwood, with the Rev. Galen Long officiating. Interment will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be given in her name to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Hospice Services.
A parish vigil and Christian Mothers Alter Society rosary will be today, 7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Williams Funeral Home of Atwood is in charge of arrangements.