Irene L. Fornengo

Irene L. Fornengo, a resident of Grantsburg passed away on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.

Irene was born on Sept. 6, 1931 in Danbury to parents, Ernest and Louise Pardun.

On March 12, 1951, Irene married Joe in Minneapolis, Minn. In her earlier years she was involved with the PTA and enjoyed gardening.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Ernest, Stanley, David, Lyle, Howard and Danny; sisters, Barbara and Bonnie; grandsons, Jeremy and Cody.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 69 years, Joe; her children, Tina Reese (Jerry Perius), Tim (Teresa) Fornengo and Tony (Sheila) Fornengo; her 12 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; brother, Harold Pardun; sisters, Donna Richison and Janice (Monte) Chapman; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A graveside service was held on Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 1:30 p.m. at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Blaine Township. A time of gathering was held from 11-1 at Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster.

Pallbearers were Joshua Fornengo, Brandon Fornengo, Jeremy Breiwick, Cole Fornengo, Chase Fornengo and Justin Reese. Arrangements were entrusted to Swedberg-Taylor Funeral Home, Webster. Online condolences can be made at