Irene Henrietta Marie Ireland

August 15, 1913 ‒ December 16, 2003

Mount Gilead, Ohio

Irene H. M. Ireland, 90, of Mount Gilead, died Tuesday, December 16, 2003 in the Morrow County Hospital ECF.

She was born in Chatfield Township in Crawford County, Ohio on August 15, 1913, the daughter of the late J. Henry and Amelia Berkey Kline. She graduated from Chatfield High School in 1931 after which she moved to Galion where she worked for North Electric Company until retiring. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, a 55-year member of the Order of the Eastern Star Naomi’s Chapter #47, Mount Gilead Seniors on Center and the Morrow County Historical Society.

She has been a member of Christian Endeavor for many years, having served as a delegate to seven international and two world conventions where she made many friends.

She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Roland E. Ireland, whom she married July 5, 1936; one son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth D. and Jane Ireland of Mentor; and three grandsons, David, Michael and Christopher Ireland.

She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters Elva Kline Stuckey and Pearl Kline Fauser and a brother, Otto Kline.

Friends may call at the Craven Funeral Home in Mount Gilead on Friday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Rev. Bruce Hartley will conduct funeral services there Saturday at 10:00am. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Galion. Memorial contributions may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 75 East High Street, Mount Gilead, OH 43338. Condolences may be expressed to the family at