Irene W. McElmury, age 100, of Goodview, Minn., died Thursday, November 14, 2013, at Sauer Health Care, Winona, Minn.
Irene Winifred was born June 4, 1913, in Winona, Minn., to Swen and Winifred (Hardwick) Nelson. She graduated from Winona Senior High School. On March 13, 1933, she married George McElmury at McKinley United Methodist Church, Winona and he preceded her in death October 22, 2002.
She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church and the former McKinley United Methodist Church. Irene was a seamstress at H. Choate and Company for many years.
She is survived by two children: Ramon (Charlotte) McElmury, Minnesota City, Minn., and George McElmury, Portland, Ore., six grandchildren: Keith (Janet) McElmury, Bruce McElmury, Shawn (Carmon) McElmury, Leslie (Heidi) McElmury, Russell McElmury, and Mike (Kelly) McElmury; six great- grandchildren: Jessica, Travis, Nick, Josh, Ethan and Jake; and other relatives.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, half brother, Roger Fenton; and daughter-in-law, Arlene McElmury.
Services to remember Irene will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home, Winona with Rev. Dale Arendt officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Winona, Minn.
Visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday November 20, at the funeral home.
Casket bearers will be her grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Memorials may be given to Sauer Health Care; 1635 Service Drive, West; Winona, Minn.
Words of sympathy or remembrance may be left at www.fawcett-junkerfuneralhome.com. Services entrusted to Fawcett-Junker Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Winona.