Irene B. Wilson
Irene B. Wilson
  • January 9, 1934 - January 4, 2018
  • Gurnee, Illinois

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Irene Beatrice Wilson, 83 , passed away on Thursday January 4th, 2018 at Victory Lakes Nursing home from complications from a stroke. She was born on January 9, 1934, the daughter of the late Frank and Anna Brnot (Podobnik). She graduated from the Waukegan School District. For over 50 years, she was a member at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, in Waukegan, Illinois. Irene married Reino Laitila on June 27, 1952. They had 4 children. She was preceded in death by Reino in 1971. She remarried, in 1972 to Kenneth Wilson. She was preceded in death by Kenneth in 2010.

She was preceded in death by her brothers: Stanley Brnot, Robert Brnot and Richard Brnot. Her sisters: Josephine Thyme, Francis Meadie, and Agnes Grider.

She is survived by her children: Steven Laitila, Michael (Vivian) Laitila, Kevin Laitila and Karen (James) Gorsline, her sisters: Shirley Zupancic, Mary Ann Richards and Beatrice Hanes. Her grandchildren Brian(Alina) Laitila, Alan(Stacy)Laitila, Eric Laitila, Jeffrey(Viola) Laitila, Denice Laitila, Bradley Gorsline, her great grandchildren: James Arthur Laitila, Vanessa Laitila, Sophie Laitila, Mia Laitila, James Laitila, Austin Laitila, Ethan Laitila. Sister-in-law Beatrice Marana. Sister-in-law Carol Roy and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held on Monday January 8, 2018 at 10:00am at Marsh Funeral Home in Gurnee, Illinois
Interment private.

The family would like to thank Transitions Hospice and Victory Lakes Nursing Home for the care and comfort they provided Irene and her family.

In lieu of flowers please send memorials to St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 3350 N. Delany Rd, Waukegan, Illinois 60087.