Marion-Prudence Ann Stirewalt, 87, passed away on May 12, 2018 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
Prudence was born on February 22, 1931 in Danville to Cedric and Irene Mary (Carrier) Rice.
She loved indoor plants, they gave her much joy. Prudence enjoyed watching birds and was an avid animal lover. During 1960-1970, while living in Champaign, she was the President of the Jr. Women’s Club. She sang in the Champaign County fair for many years and lead in many play productions there. Prudence also enjoyed crafts, ceramics and drawing and loved spending time with her family.
Sons-Michael and Wendy Stirewalt of Dwight, IL and Kevin Stirewalt of Benton
Daughter-Karen Irwin of Marion
Laura and Travis Halstead
Lisa and Ryan Offermann
Zachary and Samantha Irwin
Dustin and Samantha Irwin
Dean and Sierra Vander Zanden
Landon Lee Offermann
Blayze Michael Halstead
Rylan Cooper Offermann
Lillian Mae Vander Zanden
Breckin Loyd Halstead
Cooper Donald Irwin
Ella Rose Irwin
Addison Grace Van der Zanden
Remington Wilder Irwin
Baby boy Irwin on the way
Sisters-Mary Anne and Chris Gristina of Fort Worth, TX and Melinda and Myron Isaac of Fisher, IL
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Evan Rice and son in law, Don Irwin.
Services will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 12pm at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Monsignor Thomas Flach officiating. Burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from 10am until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Williamson County and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959.
For more information or to sign the memorial guest register, please visit bluefuneralhome.com