Irene L. Deneve, 99, North Manchester, and formerly of Sidney, died at 12:50 p.m., March 10, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center.
She was born at Edgerton, Ohio on May 11, 1913 to Lewis H. and Hattie (Miller) Klinker. On Feb. 15, 1936 she married Frank E. Deneve. He died April 13, 2002. She was a homemaker and farmed with her husband. Irene was the oldest member and longest living member of North Manchester Missionary Church. Surviving are two sons, Richard (Dorene) Deneve, North Manchester, and John (Linda) Deneve, Claypool; two daughters, Dolores Sturdevant, Dunnellon, Fla., and Mrs. Roger (Mary) Baker, South Whitley; 11 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren; one sister, Helen Marquart, Fort Wayne. Five brothers and four sisters are deceased.
Services will be held Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in North Manchester Missionary Church, 806 E State Road 114, North Manchester, IN. Friends and family may call on Wednesday, March 13 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester, IN and one hour prior to services at the church on Thursday. Pastor Dan Binkley will officiate and burial will follow in Oaklawn Cemetery, 600 Beckley Street, North Manchester, IN.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Irene Deneve, memorial contributions may be made to Missionary Church Repair Fund, 806 E. State Road 114, North Manchester, IN 46962.