RAVENA – Louise A. Irwin, beloved mother and mother-in-law passed
away peacefully on May 24, 2015. Louise was born October 22, 1932
in Rensselaer to Paul and Agnes Boehlke. Upon the untimely passing
of her father, Louise’s step-father, George, became her treasured
“second father” and a very important figure in her life whom she
As well as her mother, father and second father, Louise was
predeceased by her husband of 62 years and the love of her life,
Alfred Irwin, Sr.; her sons, Alfred Jr. and Clayton; and her
Louise is survived by her son, Greg and his wife Amy;
daughter-in-law Cathy; son Ronald; special cousins, Christine
Reilly, Colleen Moon and Sharon Olszak; brothers, Orville, Herman
and Paul Boehlke; sisters, Patricia Laquire and Marie Ritzel; and
many nieces and nephews.
Louise was a very special woman and words alone cannot express
how much she will be missed.
Friends may call at the Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena on
Thursday, May 28th from 4 to 7 PM. All other services will be
private at the convenience of the family.