Irene E. Holz, 82

obit---Holz,-Irene Irene E. Holz, died Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at her home in Brainerd.         She was born July 22, 1930, to Dewey and Edith (McGuire) Jones in Darling Township, Randall and had fond memories growing up on the family farm, and spoke fondly of her pet lambs and cats. Irene was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Brainerd. She had many interests including crafting and flower gardening, enjoying country music, shopping, and trips to the casino. Following retirement, Irene and her husband Arthur enjoyed many winters in Arizona. She loved her family dearly and was a very giving person.
Survivors include her daughter, Diane Holz of Brainerd; granddaughter Corinne (Paul) Swenson; great-granddaughter Mikalah Speed; great-great-grandson Ethan Heino; granddaughter Johnna (Randy) Hovde; great-granddaughters Taylor and Kendall Hovde; daughter, Patricia (Mark) Fulton of Fremont, Calif.; grandchildren, Caitlin and Carl Fulton;
and sister Helen Oberton of Randall.
Irene was preceded in death by her parents; husband Arthur in 2005; and her brother Harold “Bud” Jones.
Memorial services are pending.