Irene Rysell

Irene Rysell, nee Garbarski, age 90, longtime former resident of Elmhurst, currently of Watkinsville, GA; Loving wife of the late LeRoy Rysell for over 53 years; cherished mother of Roberta “Bobbi” Brandenburg, (the late Bruce Brandenburg), Ron (Terri) Rysell, and Rich (Sandi) Rysell; adored grandmother of Suzanne (John) Halcomb, Heather (Russ) Weaver, Sarah (Steve Kollar) Rysell, Allison Rysell, Kristin Rysell, Matthew (Krissy) Rysell and Adam (Kim) Rysell; beloved great grandmother to Margaret Anne and Rigby Weaver, Jackson and Julianna Halcomb, and Charlotte Rysell; dear sister of Donald Garbarski; fond aunt of many nieces and nephews. Irene was a graduate of Steinmetz High School and worked in Bensenville, Illinois, for many years, along with being a loving mother and wife. She placed family first, yet found time to spend with friends, and enjoyed good food, Decaf coffee, bus trips, bingo, Rummikub, and a glass of Merlot. She will be greatly missed. Visitation Wednesday, 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Thursday, 8:00 a.m. until time of funeral 9:00 a.m. at Gibbons Funeral Home, 134 South York Road, (1/2 mile North of Saint Charles Road), Elmhurst. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. at Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Bensenville. Interment Ridgewood Cemetery, DesPlaines. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, Office of Development, 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403. For funeral information please call 630-832-0018 or www.gibbonsfuneralhome.com


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VISITATION

Wednesday

Mar

14

3:00 p.m.until 8:00 p.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

VISITATION

Thursday

Mar

15

8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m.
Gibbons Funeral Home
134 South York Road
Elmhurst, IL 60126

FUNERAL SERVICE

Thursday

Mar

15

10:00 a.m. at
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
145 East Grand Avenue
Bensenville, Illinois

INTERMENT

Thursday

Mar

15

Following Mass
Ridgewood Cemetery
9900 North Milwaukee Avenue
DesPlaines, IL 60016

MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Joliet, Office of Development, 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403

One comment on “Irene Rysell
  1. Michele Rhode says:

    your family is in my prayers . She was a beautiful lady . She was such an asset to the Red Hat Divas of Bensenville. She will be missed

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