Della Irene Straw passed away on Sunday evening, June 17, 2012 at Manor Care in Sparks, Nevada. She was 85.
Irene was born in Lowrence County, Tennessee on April 27, 1927 the daughter of Joseph and Zella (Alvis) Cole.
Irene loved working and singing. She loved being around people.
She is survived by her six children, Jim Straw, Joe Straw, Charline Herring, Kathi Valentine, Michael Straw and Charles Straw; her 21 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren; also by her sister, Capitola Ball.
No memorial service is planned. Family and friends are invited to sign her online guest book to leave messages for the family at www.FRFH.net, sympathy cards may be sent directly to the family from this site.
Cremation arrangements were under the direction of Freitas Rupracht Funeral Home 25 Hwy 208 Yerington, Nevada 89447, (775) 463-2911.
Family and Friends will very much miss Irene, may God Bless her.