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Doris H. Irwin

April 20, 1922 August 7, 2019
Doris H.  Irwin
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Obituary for Doris H. Irwin

Doris H. Irwin, age 97, of Council Bluffs, went home with the Lord Jesus and her husband, August 7, 2019.

Doris was born April 20, 1922 in Hancock, Iowa to the late Rolland and Via (Bates) Blakely. She married Robert W. Irwin on February 19, 1941. They were blessed with three children, Margaret, Dennis and Samuel. Doris worked at the Martin Bomber Plant in Omaha during WWII and then at St. Bernard’s Hospital and the Council Bluffs School District as a cook for over 30 years retiring in 1987. She was a good loving church member at Timothy Lutheran Church and a long time blood donor. Doris loved going to yard sales after she retired to buy for the many, many, grandchildren. She loved to tend to the small garden in the back yard and the flowers she would plant each year. Doris was a very thoughtful person and determined individual. Her spirit and heart live on in all who loved her. She was a true friend, who reached out for their hand then touched their hearts. Doris was a good Christian woman who never saw bad in anyone, only the good.

In addition to her parents; Doris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Irwin in 1984; daughter, Margaret Jackson in 2013; son, Dennis Irwin in 2016; 5 sisters and 2 brothers.

Doris is survived by her son, Sam (Evelyn) Irwin, of Council Bluffs; 7 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; daughter-in-law, Janeen Irwin, of Council Bluffs; son-in-law, Ken Jackson, of Fort Worth, Texas; nieces and nephews.


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Visitation

Sunday

11

Aug

1:00 PM 8/11/2019 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/11/2019 3:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service

Monday

12

Aug

11:00 AM 8/12/2019 11:00:00 AM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

With a luncheon at the Walnut Hill Reception Center, 1350 E. Pierce St., following interment.

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Ridgewood Cemetery Final Resting Place

1350 E. Pierce Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

1350 E. Pierce Street Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

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