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Irene (Perleberg) BrogdonMarch 24, 1923 ~ May 9, 2017 (age 94)
Irene Catherine Brogdon, 94 year resident of Royalton, Buckman area died Tuesday, May 9 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 11:00 A.M. at St. Michaels’s Catholic Church in Buckman with Father Kenneth Popp officiating. A visitation will be held from 9:00-11:00 A.M. on Saturday at the church. The burial will be in the parish cemetery. The Christian Mothers will pray the rosary at 9:30 AM on Saturday at the church.
Irene Catherine Perleberg was born March 24, 1923 to the late Peter and Mary Ann (Wieling) Perleberg. She attended country school District #17 and graduated from Little Falls High School. Irene was united in marriage to Dale E. Brogdon on August 6, 1946 at St. Michael’s Catholic. The couple lived in the following locations: Brownsville, Texas, Corpus Christi, Texas and Albuquerque, New Mexico. After the death of her husband, Dale she returned to be closer to her family in Buckman. Irene worked as a network supervisor for the Telephone Co. for 32 years retiring on July 31, 1979. She loved animals, knitting, crocheting and a good game of cards. She was a member of St. Michael’s Catholic Church and the Christian Mothers. She will be remembered as great sister and friend.
Left to cherish her memory are her brother, Gerald Perleberg of Buckman; sisters, Josie (Leon) Leidenfrost of Pierz, Jeanette Perleberg of Buckman and a sister-in-law, Mary Ann Perleberg of Pierz and her nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Peter and Mary Ann Perleberg; sisters, Helen Perleberg, Susan (Herb) Loscheider and a brother, Leo Perleberg.
The casket bearers will be: Tom Leidenfrost, Bill Leidenfrost, David Perleberg, Jim Perleberg, John Perleberg, Bob Perleberg.