Mrs. Irene Marie Turgeon, age 89 of Blue Ridge, passed away Thursday, July 26, 2018 at the Blue Ridge Assisted Living. Mrs. Turgeon was born March 8, 1929 in Saint Paul, Minnesota to the late Alois Simmer and the late Marie Simmer. Irene was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and rejoiced in Jesus Christ as her Savior. She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, Tom Turgeon, and four brothers, Clement, Will, Leo, and Gene Simmer. Irene was a gifted artist and musician.
Survivors include her loving husband of 66 years, John Turgeon; daughters and sons-in-laws, Susan and Dave Printup and Judith and Chris Overvold; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Lourdes Turgeon; sister, Lora Hannasch; daughter-in-law, Pat Turgeon; nine grandchildren, Tim Printup, Lisa Turgeon, Kevin Turgeon, Eric Turgeon, Anna Hoeppner, Rebekah Mancel, John Turgeon, Julia Turgeon, and Joseph Turgeon; and one great grandchild, Conner Hoeppner.
A Celebration of Life service was held Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the home of John and Irene’s daughter, Judith.