Irene Loretta McClellan, 96, of Shawnee, went to the Lord on Good Friday, April 14, 2017.

Irene Loretta McClellan, 96, of Shawnee, went to the Lord on Good Friday, April 14, 2017.

She was born in the Aydelotte area on Oct. 8, 1920, to Harry and Lillian Wakole. She was the eldest of 12 siblings.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and various crafts.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon; and daughter Sheryl.

Survivors include her son, Darrell and Carolyn McClellan of Afton; her sisters and a brother; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.

Family night will be at 1213 East Wayne, Shawnee, from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, April 19, at Wakole Cemetery with Emerson Falls officiating under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh. It is requested by the family that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to The American Cancer Society.

To share memories, or to sign the guestbook online, go to www.cooperfuneral.com.