Hermine 'Mimi' Irving25 August 1924 ~ 21 April 2013Hermine "Mimi" Irving, 88, passed away peacefully at the Ashford Memory Care Center. Mimi was born in Vienna, Austria to Alois Cziep and Hermine Weber. Siblings: Joschi (Hilda) Cziep, Emmy (Glenn) Collette, and Elfy Cziep. Mimi's studies at the University of Vienna in Chemistry and Biology were interrupted by Wolrd War II where she was conscripted into Hitler's Youth Camp. After the war, she served one year on an LDS Swiss-Austrian Mission. Mimi was a lab technician in the Vienna General Hospital and continued working at the Sir Alexander Galt Hospital when she immigrated at 26 years old to Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. There she met and married Kenneth Clifford Irving, later divorced. She has seven children: Harold (Michele) Irving, Susan (John) Bahlmann, Emily (David) Steck, stillborn, Royal (Pamela) Irving (deceased), Christina (Philippe) Rateau, and Bryan (Janeal) Irving, and many grand and great-grandchildren. Mimi was an accomplished musician, vocalist, artist, poet, gardener, marriage counselor (U of U, Magna Cum Laude) and social worker (U of U) for, and retiring from the Granite School District. She loved all things nature, and especially the little children. The world was her playground and she thrived on the vast learning opportunities even studying Spanish and French in her 70's. She loved her family very much and hosted frequent parties and gatherings. Services will be held April 27, 2013 at Emerson (Hawthorne) Ward, 1450 So. (Roosevelt Ave.) 800 East, SLC UT. 11:00 viewing: 12:30 Funeral. Burial at the SLC Cemetery, 4th Ave. and "N" St. SLC UT. Special thanks to LeAnn Jackson, Nurse and Ashley Cook, Aide. Condolences: www.mimiirving.blogspot.com