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Irene Catherine Stolpman
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The Zahrbock Funeral Home of Madison announces the death of 93 year old Irene Stolpman of Bloomington, MN formerly of Rosen.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11:30 A.M. IN St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Rosen. Father Jack Nordick will officiate with burial in the church cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday until time of the Mass. There will be no visitation at the funeral home.

Irene Catherine Reiffenberger was born on December 13, 1924 to parents Lawrence and Clara (Lewis) Reiffenberger in Adrian, MN. She was baptized, confirmed and attended school in Adrian, MN. In 1941, the family purchased a farm near Rosen where she met Victor Stolpman. They were married on November 22, 1944 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Rosen, MN. To this union 11 children were born.
Irene took pleasure in sewing for her family, many charities and others. She sewed wedding and bridesmaid dresses, quilts and Raggedy Ann and Andy Dolls. She worked for a costume company in Minneapolis sewing costumes and Santa Claus Suits. Irene also cooked for the Rosen School.
Death came to Irene on March 10, 2018 at Nine Mile Creek Senior Living,
Bloomington, MN.
She had reached the age of 93 years, 2 months and 27 days.
She is survived by her children Margaret (Darrell) Buell of Chanhassen, MN; James (Angie) Stolpman of Bloomingdale, IL; Kenneth (Donna) Stolpman of College Station, TX; Lucille (Ron) Nastri of Pueblo, CO; Joan (Neil) Bican of Bloomington, MN; John (Sue) Stolpman of Bellingham, MN; Agnes (Zeddie) Hill of Bloomington, MN; Mark (Sheila) Stolpman of Rosen, MN; Theresa (Wayne) Walter of Lake Mary, FL; Marie (Rick) Matzen of Savage, MN; and Bernard (Nancy) Stolpman of Parker, CO; 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Lawrence and Clara, her husband Victor and her 12 siblings; Elmer, Norbert, Joseph, Ray, Lawrence, Lester, Wilfred, Viola, Rosie, Loretta, Esther and Marie.
Blessed by her memory.

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11:30 AM
St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Main Street Rosen
Rosen, Minnesota 56212

Visitation before the Mass on Wednesday.

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St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery

Main Street Rosen
Rosen, Minnesota 56212


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