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Irene Fosdal

August 30, 1921 — December 5, 2017

Irene J. Fosdal, 96, of Watertown passed away on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at Marquardt Health Center.

Irene was born on August 30, 1921 in Eagle Grove, Iowa the daughter of John Emil and Mary (VanHouten) Hazemann. She married Alfred Fosdal on August 8, 1940 in Decora, Iowa and the two enjoyed 62 years of marriage together until his death in 2002. The two were also blessed with three wonderful children. Irene lived a full life. She worked for Eaton Corporation as a laborer for 21 years, retiring in 1981. Irene loved traveling; she spent time in many countries over the years. She also loved dancing in her younger years. Her family says that she is most certainly dancing in heaven. Later in life, she enjoyed ceramics and crafting. She was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother and she will be dearly missed by her family.

Irene is survived by: her three children, Dennis Fosdal, Jeannette Schuenemann and David (Linda) Fosdal, her 10 grandchildren and her 23 great grandchildren, brother Arthur Hazemann, and sister Mildred Piasecki.

She is preceded in death by: her parents, husband Alfred, 2 brothers and 3 sisters.

Funeral Service will be held at Pederson-Nowatka Funeral Home in Watertown, Wisconsin at 11:00AM on Monday, December 11, 2017 with the Rev. Rodney Warnecke of St. John’s Lutheran Church Watertown presiding. A visitation will be held on Monday from 10:00AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Interment will follow the service at Oak Hill Cemetery in Watertown.

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