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Irene Horsman

July 7, 1925 -
July 26, 2019

Irene Horsman, 94, of Savoy passed away peacefully at 4:07 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019.

She was born July 7, 1925, in Tuscola, to the late Elmer and Rose Donnals.

Survivors include two sisters, Faye Lewis and Irma Lynch; one daughter, Suzie Rook; two grandsons, Michael (Rose) Rook and Kiley Rook; and three great-g…read more

Irene Horsman, 94, of Savoy passed away peacefully at 4:07 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2019.

She was born July 7, 1925, in Tuscola, to the late Elmer and Rose Donnals.

Survivors include two sisters, Faye Lewis and Irma Lynch; one daughter, Suzie Rook; two grandsons, Michael (Rose) Rook and Kiley Rook; and three great-grandchildren, Carly, Hayden and Alyssa Rook. She was preceded in death by nine siblings.

She worked as a waitress in her early days and provided childcare in her home. Her favorite times were taking care of her grandsons and great-grandchildren.

Irene lived in the Winfield Village community for 20-plus years and was well known for her flower garden, her dog, Roxy, and making latch hook rugs and search-a-word books.

A Celebration of Life service will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at Winfield Village Community Building, 425 Paddock Drive, Savoy.

Donations can be made to Champaign County Humane Society.

Condolences may be made at www.morganmemorialhome.com.

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