Obit: Toltzman, Irene #3 (1929 - 2013)

Contact: Audrey Roedl
Email: Audrey@wiclarkcountyhistory,org

Surnames: Toltzman, Foth, Hupe, Knoll, Dommer

----Source: The Loyal TRG (Loyal, Clark County, WI) 13 Mar 2013

Toltzman, Irene (17 Apr 1929-05 Mar 2013)

Irene M. Toltzman, 83, Spencer, passed away peacefully away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Ministry Saint Joseph’s Hospital, with her family by her side. Funeral services were held at noon on Saturday, March 9, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. Rev. David DePaoli officiated. Burial was in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Spencer.

Irene Foth was born on April 17, in Spencer, the daughter of Myron and Sophia (nee Hupe) Foth. She attended Brighton Country School, worked as a babysitter, and later worked at the Dairybelt in Spencer. On June 10, 1950 she married Delmer Toltzman at Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer. She was a loving and caring mother who enjoyed doing simple things in life. Irene liked helping others, especially her family. She especially enjoyed playing games, making crafts, quilting, knitting, crocheting and swing (she made all of her children’s clothes). She had a big garden and canned for the family every year. She was a wonderful cook and baker and loved baking for her grandchildren. She had many different talents.

Irene is survived by her husband, Delmer; five children, Cheryl (Gene) Knoll, Medford, Carla (Don) Dommer, Spencer, David (Jean) Toltzman, Spencer, Duane Toltzman, Spencer, and Dean Toltzman, Spencer; Seven grandchildren, Melissa (Ryan) Pilgrim, Jonathon (Molly) and Christopher Knoll all of Medford, Stacy (Jeff) Diedrich, Marathon, Nicholas (Kayann Kalepp) Dommer and Joshua (Tiffany Esser) and Sierra Toltzman, Spencer; seven great grandchildren, Madisyn, Aliyah and Treyton Pilgrim, Medford, Carleigh and baby Diedrich, Marathon, and Brady and Kinsley Kalepp, Medford; her siblings, Bobby Foth, Belvidere, Ill., Ardene Caswell, Milwaukee, Dennis, Dennis (Gayle) Foth, Spencer, and Russell (Ann) Foth, Spencer; sister-in-law, Emily Johnson, Spencer, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Myron and Sophia Foth; and a brother, Armin Foth.

Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy and are encouraged to do so in Irene’s name to the Lutheran Hour; Trinity Lutheran Church in Spencer; or the Trinity Lutheran Ladies Aide.

Online condolences may be made at

Hansen-Schilling Funeral Home, Spencer, assisted the family with arrangements.



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