Irene Green, age 87, of Fosston, MN, passed away on Monday, February 7th, at McIntosh Senior Living in McIntosh, MN. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 19th, at Calvary Free Lutheran Church in Fosston with the Rev. Mark Richardson officiating. Interment will be in Duane Cemetery, rural Fosston, in the spring. Visitation will be held for one hour prior to the service on Saturday at the church. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service of Fosston and messages of condolence may be shared at www.carlinfuneral.com.
Irene Emily Erickson Green was born on August 24, 1934. She was born in Clearbrook, Minnesota, to parents Emil and Inga Haugen Erickson. Irene attended school in Clearbrook. Irene was the youngest of twelve children, eight boys and four girls.
Irene married Harold Howard Green of Fosston, Minnesota in May of 1951. In their 63 years of marriage, they had seven children.
Irene and Harold moved to McIntosh in 1986, where they had a floral shop. Irene loves spending time with her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren teaching them about the Lord. She also enjoyed teaching bible study at her home in McIntosh. Irene belonged to the Calvary Free Lutheran Church in Fosston where she taught Friday school, Sunday school, and put together the Christmas program.
Irene went home to be with the Lord and Savior on Monday, February 7, 2022, at McIntosh Senior Living in McIntosh at the age of 87 years.
Survivors include their seven children, Valerie (Jim) Sears of Lengby, MN, Bonnie (Kevin) Olson of Fosston, Pamela (Andy) Kerssen of Fosston, Vicki (John) Cymbaluk of Fosston, Marcy (Chad) Winter of Fosston, Steve (Cindy) Green of Fosston, and Michael (Janet) Green of Hatton, ND; 30 grandchildren, 88 great grandchildren, and 9 great great grandchildren; one brother, Benny (Eileen) Erickson of Clearbrook, MN; and one sister-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; seven brothers; three sisters; grandson, Carl Cymbaluk; great grandson, Carter Peterson; great great granddaughter, Lillian Green; son-in-law, David Reep; four brothers-in-law and three sisters-in-law.