WAUSEON — Irene Joan Willeman, 85, Wauseon, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2019, at Indian Meadows Nursing Home in Wauseon.

Prior to her retirement, she had worked as a waitress at various restaurants and had also worked at the McCord Corporation.

Irene was born in Metamora, Ohio, on June 6, 1933, the daughter of William J. and Erma F. (Shaneour) Colon. On June 17, 1950, she married Wayne L. Willeman, and he preceded her in death in 2016.

Surviving are one son, Craig (Helen) Willeman of Wauseon; one daughter, Vickie (Kevin) Vandock of Delta; grandchildren, Andy (Charlene), Matthew, Sarah (Alex), Amanda, Chrissy (Matt), Daniel, Daniel (Stacey) and Bethany; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She also is survived by two brothers, Paul (Shirley) Colon of Wauseon and Donnie Colon of Wauseon; and two sisters, Ann (Jim) Riegsecker of West Unity and Marlene (Bill) Kurfiss of Delta.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and three brothers, Ernie, Larry and Lee Colon.

Visitation for Irene will be held from 11 a.m.-noon Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the First Christian Church in Wauseon, with the funeral service immediately following at noon, with Pastor Michael Dorr and Daniel Vandock officiating.

The family requests that memorial contributions be given to the benevolence of the family. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.grisierfh.com. Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon has been entrusted with arrangements.

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