Irene Hochhalter, 82, Jamestown, ND passed away Sunday morning August 9, 2020 at Eventide in Jamestown, ND.
Irene Schmidt was born April 14, 1938 at Lehr, ND the daughter of Reinhold Schmidt and Mary (Becker) Schmidt. She attended school at Lehr where she received her elementary education, graduated from Lehr High School and grew to womanhood.
She and Marvin W. Hochhalter were married October 16, 1958 at Lehr, ND. They made their home in Valley City for a short time before moving to Jud, ND where Marvin started teaching.
In 1961 they moved to Steele, ND where Marvin continued teaching and Irene raised their children and had various job in the community.
She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Steele, ND. She enjoyed bowling and loved to dance the Polka and Waltz.
She is survived by daughter, Roxanne (Loren)Krueger, Fredonia, ND; daughter, Robin (Clint) Eberl, Jamestown, ND; son, Monte (Mae) Hochhalter, Steele, ND; son, Marty (Jan) Hochhalter, Jamestown, ND; and daughter, Holly (Troy) Rohrich, Steele, ND; 11 grandchildren, Nicole (Jon) Kungel, Fargo, ND; Desiree (Ryan) Patterson, Big Lake, MN; Landon (Shannon) Krueger, Fredonia, ND; Owen Eberl, West Fargo, ND; Jesse (Amanda) Hochhalter, Bismarck, ND; Brooks Hochhalter, Lincoln, ND; Tyler Hochhalter, Denver, CO; Kayla Hochhalter, Grand Forks, ND; Kauri, West Fargo, ND; Marcus and Payton Hochhalter, both of Jamestown, ND; 10 great-grandchildren, Jada and Chase Kungel; Adalynn Patterson; Trey, Kaylee, and Leah Krueger; Lilyana, Zaedyn, and Trulee Hochhalter; Linkyn Hochhalter;
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson, Shawn Eberl and 1 brother, Walter and 1 sister Alvina Beisenstein.
Funeral Service - 10:30 AM Thursday August 13, 2020 at the Presbyterian Church in Steele, ND with Rev. Robert Schoepp, officiating
Visitation 9-7 Wednesday at the Funeral Home with a Prayer Service at 7:00 PM
Burial – 2:00 PM Thursday at the ND Veterans Cemetery south of Mandan, ND