Irene Gailfus

ROLLA Irene Gailfus, 97, Rolla, died Sunday, April 20, 2014, in a Rolla assisted living center.

She was born Feb. 8, 1917, to Elvira Johnson, near Rolla, and was raised by her grandparents, Anna and Henry Koski. She married Myron Gailfus on July 22, 1939, near Rolla.

Survivors: daughters, Barbara Neameyer, Bismarck, Elinor Hanson, Thief River Falls, Minn.; sons, Gary, Sun Prairie, Wis., Robert, Larimore; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Funeral: Thursday, 2 p.m., Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Rolla.

Burial: Rolla City Cemetery.

Visitation: Thursday, two hours prior to the service, in the church.

(Elick Funeral Home, Rolla)