Graveside inurnment for Irene F. (Faringer) and Richard E. Hain, Lawrence, will be held at 10:00 a.m. September 11, 2020 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Irene, 92, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. Richard, 83, passed away December 22, 2012 at Brandon Woods.
Irene was born on October 19, 1927, in Lawrence, Kansas, the daughter of George E. and Virginia (Howard) Faringer.
Irene graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in business education. She was a Staff Accountant for AT&T for 28 years until her retirement in 1980. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lawrence.
Irene and Richard were married on February 28, 1981, in Kansas City, Missouri. They lived in Lindsborg, Kansas, for several years before moving to Buena Vista, Colorado. Irene never lost her love of her hometown. She and Dick returned to Lawrence for their final years.
Memorials are suggested in her name to Immanuel Lutheran Church or Kansas State University Foundation and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th Street, Lawrence, KS 66044.