Irene Vieth

Grand Island

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Updated: Mon, 05 May 2014 04:56:51 CST

Irene Vieth
Irene J. Vieth, 89, of Grand Island died Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Tiffany Square.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Grand Island. Father Thomas Ryan will officiate. Burial will be in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday at All Faiths Funeral Home with a Rosary at 7:00 p.m.
Irene was born August 14, 1924 in Ravenna to Frank and Anna (Stenka) Michalski.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-law, David and Maxine Vieth, Allan and Karen Vieth and Tom and Donita Vieth, all of Grand Island; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Bonnie Sloan of Grand Island Shirley and Tom Kaslon of Ashton, Linda and Ray Schachta Ashton and Susan and Todd Kamler of Kearney; sister, Matilda Matejka of Sherburn, MN; and two sisters-in-law, Irene Luebbe of Grand Island and Lucienne Michalski of St. Paul.
Those also left to cherish her memory include 17 grandchildren, Jason Vieth, Bradley Vieth, Brian Kaslon, Amy Brandenburg, Misty Havlovic, Travis Kaslon, Kevin Sloan, Steve Sloan, Lori Arterburn, Eric Vieth, Kayla Schachta, Holly Schachta, Ryan Schachta, Michael Kamler, Ashley Kamler, Paul Vieth and John Vieth and 12 great-grandchildren, soon to be 15.
She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Arnold “Pete” Vieth on February 20, 2008; her parents; brothers, Leo Michalski, Clarence Michalski and Floyd Michalski; and two sisters, Verna Schulte and Helen Kaslon.
Irene grew up and attended school in Ravenna. She was united in marriage to Arnold Vieth on July 24, 1950. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, Irene was a homemaker and devoted to her family. 
She was a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral and St. Mary’s Altar Society.
Irene enjoyed crafts, sewing, polka music, playing marbles and dancing. She also played the accordion and loved to garden. She loved to socialize and visit with friends and family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 
Memorials are suggested to St. Mary’s Cathedral and AseraCare Hospice.