Graveside services for Irene Louise Alexander, 83, Lawrence will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 20,2010 at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Shawnee County. Mrs. Alexander died Monday, August 16, 2010 at Brandon Woods at Alvamar.
Irene was born September 23, 1926 at Richland, KS, the daughter of Charlie and Edith Reed Ohse. She had been a Lawrence resident since 1954 moving from Richland, KS.
She was a drapery designer for Bud Jennings Carpet and Draperies for 16 years, retiring in 1982.
She was a former member of Richland E.U.B. Church in Richland.
Irene married Edward E. Alexander on August 13, 1958 at Clayton, New Mexico. He survives of the home.
Other survivors include: a daughter, Louise Mason, Hawaii; a step daughter, Jeanne Sebree, Salina, KS; three stepsons, Edward, Jr, Fredricksburg, VA, Charles, National City, CA and Jay, Lawrence, KS; three brothers, Donald Ohse, Midwest City, OK, Charles Ohse, Jr and Henry Ohse, both of Carbondale, KS; many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Jennie Mae Wolf, and Mildred Antill.
The family will greet friends from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, August 19, 2010 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Memorials in her name may be made to the American Legion Baseball program and sent in care of the mortuary.