September 10, 1922 - February 22, 2017
Irene Georgianna Chenaille age 94, passed away February 22, 2017 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Blair, NE. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, February 28th at 9:30 AM at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in Blair with Father James Netusil officiating. Burial will follow at the Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery in Blair. Visitation will be held Monday from 6 to 8 PM with a Rosary at 7 PM at Campbell Aman Funeral Home. Irene G. Chenaille was born September 10, 1922 to William and Agnes (Francoeur) LaTour, in Omaha, NE. She taught guitar lessons at an early age, working in the meat department at Hinky Dinky and Duffy’s Market and was a Fashion Two Twenty beauty consultant. She belonged to St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church, Omaha Airport Acres Extension Club, VFW Auxiliary and MOCA Volunteer, PTA, room mother and girl scout leader. On August 8, 1939, she married Francis J. (Frank) Chenaille in Bennington, VT. They were blessed with four children, Agnes (Larry) Willis of Herman, NE., Annette (William) Frederick of Blair, NE., Frank E. Chenaille (Deceased) and Antoinette “Toni” (Victor) McIntosh of Blair, NE. Irene enjoyed many things in her life but most of all her large family of 4 children, their spouses, 21 grandchildren and spouses, 33 great grandchildren and spouses, and 16 great-great grandchildren. Throughout the years, she cared for all the children and she enjoyed cooking and baking for them. They especially enjoyed the after-school treat and games they played together. Her children will remember enjoying many hours of music and singing in the evenings with their parents. Among other interest she loved to crochet, sew, cook and do many crafts for her family. She made many lovely items and won several ribbons for her crafts. She made her daughter’s wedding dresses as well as many items for family and charity. She enjoyed music, besides playing the guitar and organ. She was a husker fan and watched the games on TV. She loved playing cards, games, going to the casino, holding and spoiling her pet dogs. Irene is survived by her children listed above, her sister-in-law Rita Krawczyk of Pawnal, VT. And numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents William and Agnes LaTour, husband Francis of 51 years, son Frank, grandson Paul Frederick, sister and brother-in-law viola and Sylvan Schneider and brother William LaTour. The greatest gift of all she gave to her family was her love. Irene will be laid to rest next to her husband and son in Holy Cross Cemetery in Blair, NE. Campbell Aman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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