Irene Mundt - January 29, 2012Irene E. Mundt , 90, of Stromsburg, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012 at Stromsburg.
Memorial services are scheduled for 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 at Immanuel Lutheran Church near Polk. Private family burial will be held prior to services. Memorials may be directed to Immanuel Lutheran Church or to the Polk Rescue Unit.
She was born March 10, 1921 on the family farm northeast of Hampton, to Gustav and Minnie (Rau) Heiden. Irene attended Zion Lutheran School.
Irene helped on the family farm and helped her neighbors until she was married to Carl Mundt on Dec. 5, 1943 at Zion Lutheran Church at Hampton. She and Carl farmed northwest of Polk until 1974 when Carl passed away. She then worked at the Osceola Hospital for awhile as a cook, and then cooked at the school in Polk until age 74. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church near Polk.
She is survived by her daughter Anita (George) Wochner and son Thomas (Nancy) Mundt, all of Bradshaw, and son Richard (Carla) Mundt of Aurora; grandchildren Lynn Wochner, Jeff Wochner, Joel Wochner, Charles and Tara Mundt, Ed and Melissa Mundt, Amy and Mark Rotter, Aaron and Hillary Mundt, Abbie and Adam Peterson and Andrew Mundt; great-grandchildren Carl and Marlie Mundt, Parker Mundt, Ashlyn Rotter, Wyatt Troudt, and Camryn and Halee Peterson; sisters in law Marie Wohl and Dorothy (Rolland) Bamesberger.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Carl; her brother, Clarence (Alma) Heiden; sisters, Norma (Paul) Budnick, Gertrude (Ray) Rohde, and Frances (Elmer) Klute and Lester Rehrs.