Irene V. Dixon

July 10, 1933 ~ February 21, 2019 (age 85)


Dana, Ind. - Irene V. Dixon, 85, of Dana, passed away at 5:40 p.m. EST Thursday, February 21, 2019 at her residence.


She was born July 10, 1933 in Vermillion County, Indiana the daughter of the late John and Lillian (Pribble) Vandevender.


Irene married Gayle H. Dixon on May 25, 1956 in Newport, Indiana. He preceded her in death on July 6, 2018.


Survivors include her children: Bill (Jill) Dixon of Cayuga, Indiana; Robert (Julie) Dixon of Dana, Indiana; Patty (Pat) Taylor of Lebanon, Tennessee; Pamela (Troy) Camp of Chandler, Indiana and Paula (Steve) Cramer of Cayuga, Indiana; seven grandchildren: Dusty, Bradley, Kellie, Garrett, Trevor, Bradon and Brody; two great-granddaughters: Mila Knauer and Maren Knauer; sister, Kathleen "Kat" Hawn of Dana, Indiana and two brothers, Charles (Mary) Vandevender of Dana, Indiana and Leroy (Elizabeth) Vandevender of Hudsonville, Illinois.


Irene was preceded in death by two sisters, Esther and Margaret Vandevender, and two brothers, Lester and Floyd "Pete" Vandevender.


Irene was a member of the Lindsay Chapel Church. She was a 1951 graduate of Cayuga High School. Irene enjoyed spending time outdoors and cooking. Most of all she enjoyed being with her family especially her grandchildren.


Funeral service: Monday, February 25, 2019 at 11 a.m. EST at DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Indiana; Officiating: Steve Vitaniemi; Burial: McKendree Cemetery, Georgetown, Illinois; Visitation: Monday, February 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. EST until time of services at the funeral home. Condolences:

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