Irene Book, 96, of Creston, died Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the Creston Specialty Care in Creston. Celebration of Life Service will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday January 28, 2020 at the Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Pastor Mary O’Riley will officiate the service. Burial will be at the Maple Hill Cemetery in rural Cromwell, Ia. Open visitation with family receiving friends will be from 10- 11 a.m. Tuesday prior to the service at Powers Funeral Home in Creston. Memorials can be given to the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston and the Creston Animal Rescue Effort. Online condolences can be given at www.powersfh.com.
Irene Evelyn Book, daughter of Joshua Edmund and Bessie (Campbell) Book, was born on March 12, 1923 in Prescott, Ia. Irene attended Prescott Community schools. Irene was a lifelong Adams and Union county resident. She was an active homemaker and member of her community. She also enjoyed spending many hours drawing and painting. Irene’s other passion in life was caring for her animals. She was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Creston.
Irene is survived by her several cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
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