Irene M. Brackmann, 89, of Catawba, passed away surrounded by family on December 10, 2020, at her residence. Irene was born on January 8, 1931, to John and Virgie (Hobbs) Moss in Johnson County, Illinois.
She was homemaker most of her life and raised 9 children with her husband, Kurt Brackmann, on the family farm. She enjoyed gardening, cooking, and spending time with family. Irene was so proud of her grandchildren.
Irene is survived by Elsa (Dan) Booth, Walter Brackmann, Leroy Brackmann, Carl Brackmann, William Brackmann, John Brackmann, and Robert (Marlene) Brackmann; grandchildren, Christa (Jimmy), Veronica (Andrew), Leroy Jr, Kenny (Samantha), Matt (Amber), and Bo (Shanna); 4 great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Kurt; children, Rodney and Elizabeth; and parents.
A Funeral Service will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020, at Heindl-Nimsgern Funeral Home, 304 N. Avon Ave, Phillips, WI, 54555, with visitation beginning at 9 a.m. Burial will take place in a graveside service next spring in Harmony Cemetery, Catawba.