Irene L. Gehrke, 92, of Arbor Vitae passed away on Dec. 25, 2018 at the Season’s of Life Hospice House.

She was born in Wausau] to the late Edward and Theresa Glenetski on Nov. 3, 1926.

Survivors include her son Russell Paul (Lisa) Gehrke of Neenah and a daughter Sandra Jane Gehrke of Arbor Vitae; five grandchildren, Rebecca, Melissa (Cris), Tim, Nathan, and Maria; two great-grandchildren ,Tyler and Claire; and two step-grandchildren, Ben and Chelsea; brothers James (Judy) and Eugene Glenetski both of Wausau, and a sister Josie (Larry) Blazic of Tennessee. She was preceded in death by her husband Robert (Bob), son Robert Scott Gehrke, brothers George, Clarence, Harry and Leonard and sisters, Christine, Alice and Lorraine.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Friday, Dec. 28, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Holy Family Catholic Church in Woodruff. A visitation will be one hour prior the Mass on Friday at the church. Burial will be in the Evergreen Cemetery in Woodruff.

Bolger Funeral and Cremation Services of Woodruff and Minocqua is serving the family.

Memorials may be directed to Dr. Kate Lakeland Hospice c/o HYF P.O. Box 770 Woodruff, WI 54568