The Washington Times-Herald

January 15, 2013

Irene Downs


Washington Times Herald

WASHINGTON — Irene L. Downs, 85, of Washington, died at 4:10 a.m. Monday at Washington Nursing Center.

Born April 22, 1927, in Winner, S.D., she ws the daughter of Matthew and Lena (Hien) Wolf.

She worked as a nursing aide in the health industry.

She is survived by two daughters, Mary (Tim) Williams of Plainville, and Sharon (Allen) Crouse; three sons, James (Coliene) Hauf, Mark (Sharon) Hauf, and Jim Pennick; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by two sons, George and Carl Hauf, and a daughter, Ann Hauf.

Private services will be held at Gill Funeral Home, with Bro. Steve Dayton officiating. There will be no visitation.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.gillsince1872.com