Irene Elizabeth Boesenberg Siems peacefully passed at Hallmar Residential Care at Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. As per Irene’s wishes, her body will be cremated, and in keeping with current covid protocol, no services or visitations will be held at this time.
Irene was born in Williamsburg, Iowa on May 29, 1925, the daughter of Arthur Otto and Alice (Collingwood) Mumm. She was the fourth generation raised on the Mumm family farm, which was designated a country farm in 1976.
Irene is survived by three of her children: Barbara (Larry) Peden of Cedar Rapids, Wayne (Gail) Boesenberg of Cedar Rapids, and Gary (Jane) Boesenberg of Cedar Rapids; five step-children, Robert (Jeanee) Siems of North Liberty, Sandra Beltz of Solon, Wayne (Diane) Siems of Oxford, Karen Fults of Coralville, and Kathy Siems of Coralville; innumerable grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great great-grandchildren; her in-laws from her first marriage including Clarence Boesenberg of Cedar Rapids, Lyle (Joyce) Boesenberg of Cedar Rapids; brothers-in-law Don (Barb) Boesenberg of Cedar Rapids, and Paul (Dorothy) Boesenberg of Mechanicsville.
She is preceded in death by her second husband, Noel E. Siems, her first husband Henry William Boesenberg, her daughter Bernice Olson, and siblings Dwight Mumm, Florence Cronbaugh, and Marcella Martinson, sister-in-law Ruby (Clarence) Boesenberg.
The family would like to thank the Hallmar and Hospice of Mercy’s staff for their wonderful care of Irene.
Memorials may be given to charities of your choice.