Irene Ellen Mills Rueckert died in the Baylor/ Richardson Hospital, Richardson, Texas on November 29, 1994 of pneumonia.
Irene was born April 22, 1918 in Salt Lake City, Utah to William Heber Mills and Ethel Irene Jones Mills. She married Arthur C. Rueckert on June 26, 1937. They had one son, Kenneth C. Rueckert. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 1977 she suffered a massive stroke and moved to Dallas, Texas to be with her son and family. The manner in which she accepted her disability and lived her life was an inspiration to all who knew her.Irene is survived by her son, Kenneth C. Rueckert; daughter-in-law, Phyllis Ann Ford Rueckert, and two grandsons, Patrick Arthur Rueckert, and Michael Ford Rueckert of Dallas, Texas. Her husband preceded her in death (1974). She is also survived by brother, Keith Mills; sister and brother-in-law, Thelma and Nate Wagstaff, of Utah; and six nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at Cottonwood Mortuary, 4670 South Highland Drive, Saturday, December 3, 1994, at 12 noon. Friends may call one hour prior to services at the mortuary.
Interment, Holladay Memorial Park.
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