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Irene L. Georg

Irene L. Georg died peacefully on Saturday, January 12, 2008. She was a lady who never complained, and was famous for her thoughtfulness, generosity, and cheerfulness.

Irene was born in Lodi, California on August 1, 1909, the eldest daughter of Theodore and Louise (Ehrlich) Frey. She began her college education at Bethany Collage of Lindsborg, Kansas. She transferred to the University of Northern Colorado at Greeley where she graduated with a degree in music, and a concentration in organ. Irene married Henry L. Georg on June 3, 1934 in La Salle, Colorado. They later moved to Pratt, Kansas. In 1945 they moved to St. John, Kansas where Irene remained until 2001 when she moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado to be near her daughter, Sonia.

Irene had a love for the United Methodist Church, and served on the national level with the United Methodist Women, the World Division and the Council of World Services and Finance. She served as President of the Division of Health and Welfare Board of Managers. In addition, Irene served on the Board of Education, the Library Board, was a member of P.E.O., the Pratt Branch of the American Association of University Women, and was listed in the Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in Methodism, and the International Who's Who. She served as chairman of the Denver Regional Advisory Committee, responsible for Methodist Women's work in eight states. She was a church organist, choir director, and President of the Woman's Society of Christian Service.

Irene is survived by her Son-in-law, Colonel Warren L. Miller, USAF (ret.); her granddaughter, Margaret Nichols of Overland Park, Kansas, and her grandson, Harry (wife, Angela) Miller of Highlands Ranch, Colorado. She is also survived by her four great-granddaughters (Lauren and Molly Nichols, and Rachel and Sarah Miller) who were the joy of her life. Irene is preceded in death by her husband, Henry, her sister, Nora Hall and her two daughters, Margaret Louise Georg and Sonia Y. Miller.

Last Updated: 04/19/2010

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