Irene Halberstadt

October 27, 1931 ~ May 3, 2018 (age 86)

Irene  Halberstadt, age 86, of Cambridge Twp., MI, passed away, May 3, 2018.  She was born October 27, 1931, in Monroe Co., MI, the daughter of Albert & Ruth (Stout) Turner.  Irene graduated from Pittsford High School. On June 12, 1955, she married Ray Halberstadt, he preceded her in death.  Irene was a rural carrier for The Daily Telegram for many years.  She was a longtime member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Brooklyn.  She is survived by her children, Marie Mehler, Mark (Tracey) Halberstadt, Frank Halberstadt and Ruth Halberstadt, three grandsons, one great grandson, several nieces and nephews, one brother, George (Leta) Turner, and sister in law, Mitzi Turner.  In addition to her husband Ray Halberstadt, she was preceded in death by her parents, brother Raymond Turner and son in law, Howard Mehler.  Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, May 7, 2018, at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI with Pastor Ruth VanderSande officiating.  Burial will be in Locust Corners Cemetery, Pittsford Twp., MI. Visitation will be on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM and also on Monday from 10:00 AM until the time of service at the J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Adrian, MI.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the Lenawee Humane Society.


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