Irene B. Cole, 94 was called to her Heavenly home on July 5, 2021. She was born on March 1, 1927 in Evanston, Indiana to the late Louise (Polster) & Herman Mulzer. She was the youngest of seven children who all preceded her in death: Arnold Mulzer, Roland Mulzer, Edgar Mulzer, Irma Kirsch, Mary Dixon & Jeanette Stofft. Also preceding her in death was a son-in-law, Kenneth Roberts.
Irene married the late William Cole on September 21, 1947. They were married 41 years when Bill passed on February 14, 1989. Irene was Baptized and Confirmed into the Christian Faith at St. John’s Lutheran Church. She was a Charter member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church where she has continued to be an active member.
Irene graduated from Chrisney High School in 1945. She worked at General Electric and Lincoln Trail Motel Restaurant where she baked and served her famous pies. Irene and Bill started their own business in 1962 and she continued to work in the office until 2017. Irene was an avid gardener and enjoyed working with her flowers.
Her greatest accomplishment was being a Loving and Wonderful Mother, Grammy and Great-Grammy. She is survived by her three children; Michael Cole, Carolyn Roberts and Randall Cole (Lisa) all of Tell City. Eight Grand Children; Kaycee Harris (Ryan), Arianne Holley, Nicole Petulla, Jennifer Farmer (Jason), William Roberts (Ruth), Natalie Cole (Jared), Alex Cole (Kelsey) & Matthew Cole (Carolyn). Six great grandchildren; Calissa, Remira & Kamra Harris, Justin Appell, Madison & Kenley Farmer. She is also survived by many nieces & nephews.
Services will be held at 2:30pm Friday, July 9, 2021 at the Emmanuel Lutheran Church with entombment at Greenwood Cemetery,
Visitation will be from 3:00pm to 7:00pm Thursday and from 1:00pm to 2:15pm Friday at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Lutheran Church Endowment Fund or the Electronic Chimes Fund.
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