Irene Helwig

Obituary of Irene Helwig

Irene P. Helwig nee Poloy, 94, of Blue Island, passed from this life Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold C. Helwig, who passed away in 1989. Irene is the loving mother of Patricia (John) Corcoran, Sandra (Richard) Klein, Donald (Barbara) Helwig and Carol (Peter) Gaddy. She is the cherished grandmother of Maureen Corcoran, Kelly Corcoran, Bridget Corcoran, Mary Corcoran, Noel Brenza, Janine Spence, Don Helwig Jr., Lisa Helwig, Benjamin Byvoets, Jennifer Byvoets and Molly Gaddy and the proud great grandmother of twenty-two. Irene is the dear sister of LaVerne Kellogg.

Irene was a lifetime resident of Blue Island and a lifelong member of First Ev. Lutheran Church of Blue Island.

Visitation for Irene will be held Wednesday, December 6, 2017 from 9:00 am until the time of service at 11:00 am at the Krueger Funeral Home,  13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Interment will take place at First Ev. Lutheran Cemetery, Alsip.

If you would like to contribute in Irene's memory, please direct memorial donations to Make-A-Wish Foundation { }.