Irene Anderson

Irene Anderson, 85, of Southgate, Mich., died Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014, at her home.

She was born Nov. 1, 1928, in Fostoria, to Austin Everett and Louise (Moon) Smith. She first married Kenneth Palmerton and he preceded her in death. She then married Willard “Gene” Meeker and he also preceded her in death. She then married LaVern Anderson and he also died.

She is survived by a daughter, Sandra Lee of Fostoria; a son, David Meeker of Southgate, Mich.; a sister, Shelby Johnson of Ft. Wayne, Ind.; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She also was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Gary Palmerton; a sister, Ruth Ann Smith; and six brothers, Clifford, Marvin, Dale, Ray, Gerald and Ernest Smith.

Her funeral will begin at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, 301 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria, with the Rev. Merle Robinson officiating. Burial will be at Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria.

Visitation will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or to the Humane Society of your choice.