Irene Elizabeth (Swing) Lenberg

ESCANABA — Irene Elizabeth (Swing) Lenberg, 91, of Escanaba, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, at OSF St. Francis Hospital.

She was born in Palisade, Minn., on Jan. 9, 1927, the daughter of Betty and Victor Swing.

In 1951, Irene married William Lenberg in Minneapolis, Minn. He preceded her in death in 2002.

She was employed as a cook at Mr. Ed’s, Marco’s, and Christian Park Healthcare Center until her retirement.

Irene enjoyed traveling, cooking, yard work, crossword puzzles, and books.

She is survived by children, Debbie Thompson Of DePere Wis., Darcy (Kurt) Guenette of Appleton, Wis., Diana Engman of Lansing, Mich., William (Bonnie) Lenberg Jr. of New Mexico, Bradley Lenberg of Escanaba, Mich.; and daughter-in-law, Irene C. Huebler of Escanaba; as well as grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Irene was preceded in death by daughter, Dawn Begovac. Private burial services will take place in Lakeview Cemetery in the spring.