Irene Casillas Mendibles entered into eternal rest on Sun., Sept. 3, 2012. Irene was born on Feb. 4,1927. She worked as a custodian at the Oracle Middle School and spent 15 years working for Magma in the San Manuel smelter from 1974-1989.
Irene was passionate about bird watching. She was quick to educate anyone visiting her on the types of different birds that would frequent her many birdbaths and feeders. She loved to collect rocks and was an amazing cook. Irene valued most of all her family and her church family.
All of the people in Irene’s life knew that they were loved, especially her family. Despite having to see three of her sons and two grandchildren buried(David, Melvin, Bobby, Pelon and Christy), Irene still enjoyed life and loved all of her family.
Irene is survived by sons Eddie (Carmen), Tommy (Pat), Jerry (Sue) and daughters Theresa and Rosalie (Hal).
All of Irene’s children blessed her with 17 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Irene, Mom, Nana will forever be remembered and loved.
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