Irene M. Weisheit, 88, of Rockford, passed away Friday, February 28, 2020. She was born on April 22, 1931 in Lancaster, Wisconsin to Stephen and Viola (Hirsch) Zifka. Irene married Melvin Weisheit May 22, 1953 in Fennimore, Wisconsin. She was fun, quick with a smile and had an infectious laugh. Irene had a passion for traveling. She was a huge part of her grandchildren's lives and enjoyed spending time at their numerous sporting events and activities.
Survivors include her husband, Melvin; children, Angela Taylor, Jeffrey (Anne) Weisheit and Lisa (Bart) Beardsley; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her parents; brothers, Darrel and Henry Zifka; son-in-law, Tim Taylor.
A celebration of life will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Honquest Family Funeral Homes with Crematory, Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Rd., Loves Park, Illinois 61111.
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