Irene Shepard

Obituary for Irene Shepard

August 27, 1952 - February 27, 2019
Naperville, Illinois | Age 66


Irene (Rodriguez) Shepard, loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt was born August 27th, 1952. She passed away on February 27th, 2019 at the age of 66.

Irene is survived by her children, Tara Rodriguez and Jerod Shephard, her grandchildren, Daria Rodriguez and Delia Rodriguez, and her husband, Norman Royer. She is also survived by her siblings: Robert "Paul" Cervantes, Angelita (Paul) Greviskes, Oscar (Mary Jane) Cervantes, Epifanio "Eddie" Cervantes, Rosemary (William) Hyland, Mac (Jim) Horn, Ralph Cervantes, Jerry (Elizabeth) Cervantes, Anna (Rocky) Gomez; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Irene is preceded in death by her mother, Mary Jane (Moreno) Cervantes, her step-father, Epifanio Cervantes, her brothers: King Rodriguez, George Cervantes, Moses Rodriguez and John Cervantes, and her nephews Aaron Rodriguez and Mateo Casas.

Irene will be remembered for never backing down from a fight, her love for cars, music-especially Elvis, and cigars, her infectious laughter, and for being Jerod's O.G. Funkmaster. Most of all, she will be remembered for her fierce love for her family. She will be deeply missed.

A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 1 PM until time of the memorial service 3 PM at The Healy Chapel, 332 W. Downer Pl., Aurora, IL 60506.

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332 W Downer Pl
Aurora, IL 60506
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