March 14, 1923-Dec. 5, 2012
CARROLLTON, Texas - Mass of Christian Burial for Irene Riley, 89, of Carrollton, Texas, formerly of Marshall, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall. Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today with a prayer service at 7 p.m. at Rehkamp-Horvath Funeral Home in Marshall. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Marshall.
Irene died Dec. 5, 2012, at her residence in Carrollton.
Irene Mary (Chudzik) was born March 14, 1923, in Tracy, to James and Anna (Palaschek) Chudzik. She grew up in Tracy and graduated from Tracy High School. On Dec. 11, 1942, she was united in marriage to Bernard "Tim" Riley.
After Bernard returned from his military service, the couple lived in Minneapolis for a time before making their home in Marshall. To this union were born two sons; David in 1947, and Bernard in 1951. In October of 1996, Irene moved to Carrollton, Texas. She enjoyed painting as a hobby and was quite talented. She also enjoyed flower gardening. Irene was a loving mother and ensured that her kids received an education.
She is survived by her sons David (and Dorothea) of Carrollton and Bernard (and Darlene) of Chaska; three grandsons; two granddaughters; and eight great-grand children.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Bernard, and siblings James, Julie, Lucille, Peter, Ruth and Walter.
Rehkamp & Horvath