AUBURN – Irene Janssen, 76, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 at Shady Oaks Care Center in Lake City. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 at Oaklawn Cemetery, Auburn with Rev. Craig Zandi officiating. There will be no visitation. Lampe Funeral Home in Lake City handling arrangements.

Irene was born at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, Iowa on January 31, 1938, to Gilbert and Olga (Schuette) Berns. She graduated from Auburn High School in 1955. Irene married Dale Janssen at Jackson, MN on August 4, 1956. She worked in Auburn Savings Bank and Auburn Office of Carroll County State Bank in Auburn for 32 years. Irene was a member of the Auburn Lions Club.

Irene is survived by her husband Dale Janssen of Auburn, son Steve (Mary) Janssen of Auburn, daughters Sheila Janssen of Lake City and Stacie (Aaron) Stone of Ankeny, grandchildren Cassandra Janssen, Christopher, Tiffany, Daniel and Steffany Janssen and Nathan and Kayla Stone, brothers-in- law Duane “Dewey” (Elaine) Janssen of Cass Lake, MN and Don (Norene) Janssen of Vancouver, BC and sisters-in- law Darlene Owens of Sac City, IA and Jean (Warren) Kruse of Afton, IA. She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents. Condolences may be sent to