Funeral services for Irene Wald, 64, of Dickinson, will be 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 7, 2022 at St. John’s Lutheran Church with Pastor Lisa Lewton officiating.
Visitation will be 3:00-4:00 p.m., Sunday, February 6, at Stevenson Funeral Home with prayer service beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Irene passed away January 30, 2022 at her home in Dickinson after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.
Irene was born December 14, 1957, the daughter of Elmer and Clara (Long) Lind in Oaks, ND. She grew up on a farm outside of Verona, ND graduating from Verona High School in 1976. She met George Wald while in high school and after graduation she moved to Dickinson, ND to be closer to him. George and Irene married on August 30, 1980 and together they raised their three children, Nicole, Jenna, and Alex in Dickinson. Irene started her professional career as a bank teller and after a brief time as a child care provider, she joined Consolidated in 1992. In 2016 after a 24-year career at Consolidated, Irene retired as Corporate Affairs Director.
In her early years Irene was active in cheerleading and bowling league. Later she enjoyed Pinochle club, playing slot machines, and playing Mexican train with family and friends. She enjoyed family vacations and destination trips with friends. More than anything, Irene loved being a grandmother; she enjoyed watching sporting events and participating in the grandparent cheering section at Quade’s baseball and hockey games.
She is survived by her husband, George; children Jenna Wald of Phoenix, AZ, Alex Wald of Boise, ID and Nicole (Ryan) Daniel with grandson Quade Peters of West Fargo, ND; siblings Gary (Karen) Lind of Milton, MA, Judy (Judd) Chidlow of Shreveport, LA, Bonnie (Ronald) Henrickson of Verona, ND, and Loretta Rasmusson of Fargo,ND; and in-laws Irv Kuch of St. Cloud, MN, Curtis Carik of Bismarck, ND, Alvin (Dianne) Wald of Berlin, ND, and Joyce Wald of LaMoure, ND; father-in-law Stanley Wald of Lisbon, ND.
Irene is preceded in death by her parents Elmer and Clara Lind; mother-in-law Irene Wald; step-mother Gertrude Lind; sisters-in-law Mary Kuch and Donna Carik; brother-in-law Bruce Rasmusson; and nephew Cody Carik.