PINE RIVER -- Irene Fey, age 78, of Pine River, passed away Sunday, May 23, 2004, at Whispering Pines Good Samaritan Center in Pine River. She was born Feb. 7, 1926, in Troy, N.Y. Irene married Arthur Fey on March 16, 1946, in Riverton, Conn. They moved to Ellendale, N.D., in 1946. In 1958 they moved to Litchfield, Minn., and later to Darwin, Minn., where they lived until moving to Pine River in 1986. Irene was a member of the Litchfield VFW Auxiliary and the Goodwill Club of Pine River.
Survivors include sons Fred Fey (Sharon) of Pine River, Richard Fey (Cheryl) of Eden Prairie, David Fey (Kim) of Coon Rapids, and Jim Fey (Julie) of Litchfield; a sister, Dorothy Simmons of New York state; nine grandchildren, Jennifer Fey, Jamie Fey, Jill Fey, Ryan Fey (Kristina), Allison Fey, Andrea Fey, Wanda Kuechle (Jeff), Brenda Grates (Richard), Nikki Speiser and fianc Martin Elwell; four great-grandchildren Zachary Speiser, Bryce Kuechle, Madeline Grates and Tori Grates.
Her husband, Arthur; one grandson, Tyler; three brothers, John Horton, Fred Horton and Clifford Horton, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Friday, May 28, at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Pequot Lakes with Pastor Frank Milo officiating. Committal services will be 2:15 p.m. Friday at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery at Camp Ripley. Friends may call Thursday from 5-8 p.m. at Kline Funeral Home, Pine River, and one hour prior to services at the church. Arrangements are with Kline Funeral Home in Pine River.
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