Irene Lydia Sills was born November 5, 1922 to Anton and Viola (Page) Fischer in Alberta Canada. One of seven children, she grew up, from the age of twelve, in
On July 13, 1940 she married Francis “Ernie” Sills at
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church, VFW, American Legion and Moose Lodge while living in Mitchell. While in
She is survived by a daughter, Brenda Moreno, Scribner, NE; two sons: Larry Sills and wife, Jan, Sergeant Bluff, IA; and David Sills and wife Marian, Cedar City, Utah; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and two brothers: Harvey Fischer and wife Ginny, Fayette, IA; Edward Fischer and wife Nancy, Long Grove, IA.
Irene was preceded in death by her husband, Ernie in 1974, her parents, two daughters, Karen and Toni, a great grandson, two brothers, Henry and Robert and two sisters, Margaret and Lucille.