|3/8/2014 6:00:00 AM|
Marian Ihrig, 86, of Princeton died March 6, 2014, in Liberty Village of Princeton.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Princeton, with pastor Scott Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow Tuesday at Elm Lawn Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Monday in Norberg Memorial Home.
She was born Dec. 15, 1927, in Oreana to James W. and Rachel R. (Hawkins) Bechtel. She graduated from Argenta High School in Oreana. She married Willard H. Ihrig in 1947 at St. John Lutheran Church on the Hill. He preceded her in death in 2001.
She was a farm wife and worked as a waitress at The Apollo Cafe, at Mulvane’s Wallpaper and Paint and at Gustafson True Value Hardware, retiring in 2001. She enjoyed socializing with her friends and neighbors, cross-stitching, puzzle books and loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors are five children, Nancy Lillevold of Freeport, Lloyd (Sara) Ihrig of Bettendorf, Iowa, Wayne (Barbara) Ihrig of Princeton, Cindy (Kevin) Duffield of Chester Springs, Penn., Jerry (Denise) Ihrig of Princeton; 13 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one brother, James Bechtel of Decatur.
She was preceded in death by her husband, three sisters and two brothers.
Memorials may be directed to St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church.
Online condolences may be left at www.norbergfh.com.
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