Ellen Irene Mathilda Bangson, age 104, a resident of Cedarhurst Assisted Living in Moline, Illinois formerly of New Windsor, Illinois passed away Friday, October 28, 2022 at Cedarhurst Assisted Living.
A funeral service will be 1:30PM Thursday, November 3, 2022 at Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor. Burial is in Calvary Lutheran Cemetery. There is no visitation. Memorials may be left to Calvary Lutheran Church and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
Irene was born August 19, 1918 in New Windsor, Illinois to John V. and Dora Johnson Carlson. She attended the Hazel Dell country school and graduated from New Windsor High School in 1936. On March 21, 1946 she was united in marriage to Vern K. Bangson in New Windsor. He died November 22, 1981.
They farmed the family farm southwest of New Windsor for many years and she was a devoted caregiver to her parents.
She was a lifetime member of the Calvary Lutheran Church in New Windsor. She was confirmed June 12, 1932, sang in the choir, served as church librarian, Sunday school librarian, a member of WELCA and an honorary member of the FernMar Society. She enjoyed embroidery, bingo and doing housework.
Irene was survived by her cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and 1 brother, Ivan Carlson.