Irene Ferden

Nov 14, 1923 - Jan 03, 2021

Irene Ferden

November 14, 1923 - January 03, 2021


Irene Caroline Ferden, 97, a St. Charles native died Sunday, January 3, 2021, at Spring Valley Care Center. Irene was born November 14, 1923 in St. Charles to Gilbert and Ida (Limberg) Ferden. She graduated from St. Charles High School in 1941. Following high school Irene moved to Milwaukee, WI to work in the war effort. In Milwaukee Irene worked for National Enameling and Stamping Company. Later Cutler Hammer and Eaton Corporation. In 2014 Irene returned to the area, moving to Preston. She entered Spring Valley Care Center in Nov, 2020.
Irene is survived by a brother Leland (Jeannie) Ferden of St. Charles; special friend, Mary Ellen Morrissey, nieces and nephews, Sharon Harrison (Curt) Vreeman of Fountain, Dianne (Roger) Perry of Lanesboro, Janell (Ken) Kraut of Spring Valley, Mary Ferden (Phil) Schneider of Sheldon, WI, Doug (Karen) Ferden of St. Charles, Richard (Marlis) Ferden of Utica, Larry Ferden of Elgin, Kevin (Dorothy) Ferden of Minnesota City, Debra (John) Rowekamp of Rochester, Margaret Ferden Davis of Rochester, Yvonne Ferden of Issaquah, WA, Karen Haugen (Allen) of Lanesboro, Rochelle Sorenson of Palm Bay, FL and Rochester, Charlene Sorenson (Dennis) Graff of Racine, Jo Anne Smith of Springfield, OR, Mike (Deanna) Sorenson of Kellogg and many grand nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents a brother Gerhard Ferden and three sisters, Bernice Harrison, Gladys Sorenson and Marrion Wiskow.
Services will be held Saturday, June 5, 2021, 11 a.m. at Calvary Cemetery in St. Charles with the Reverend Tim Biren of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church officiating. Please share a memory of Irene at her online quest book, at
Cards of sympathy for her family may be mailed to Hoff Funeral Home, P.O. Box 576, St. Charles, MN 55972. Memorials are preferred to Seasons Hospice and the donors local food shelf.


Sat, Jun 5, 2021 at 11:00 am
Calvary Cemetery

25th St SE
St. Charles, MN 55972

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