Irene Caroline Vandament

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Irene Caroline Vandament

Nov.16, 1921 - Nov. 12, 2018

ARAPAHOE, Neb. Irene Caroline Vandament, 96, of Arapahoe, died Monday (Nov. 12, 2018), at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe.

She was born Nov. 16, 1921, to William G. and Caroline A. (Schieber) Missing at Holdrege, Neb. She graduated from Arapahoe High School in 1940. She married Robert R. Vandament on Jan. 24, 1942. She owned a ladies apparel shop until 2001.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Bob; brother, George Missing; grandsons, RJ and Tracy Vandament and great-granddaughter, Tesa Vandament.

Survivors include her children, Bonnie Kimberly of Holdrege, Jim and wife, Donna Vandament of Pryor, Okla., Lana Birkmann Demuth and Linda Hamel and husband, Mark of Arapahoe; seven grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, 5 to 7 p.m., with the family present from 6 to 7 p.m., at Wenburg Funeral Chapel in Arapahoe.

Services are Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe with Rev. James Moshier officiating. Interment is at the Arapahoe Cemetery, Arapahoe.

Memorials may be left to Trinity Lutheran Church of Arapahoe and the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be left at

Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe is in charge of the arrangements.