Irene Gronroos Gunderson
1922 — 2022
Irene Jennie Gronroos was born on May 29, 1922, in Bennett, Wisconsin to Eli and Sanni Gronroos. On April 25, 2022, Irene passed away at UW-Madison Hospital, Wisconsin Irene moved from her Brule, Wisconsin, farm after her husband Waino J. Tikkanen whom she married in 1943 passed away in 1974. Thereafter, she lived a few years in Superior, Wisconsin, moving to Beloit, Wisconsin, in 1980. In 1988 she married Ernest Gunderson of Eau Claire, Wisconsin. After Ernest's passing, she again returned to Beloit, Wisconsin where she lived until her death. She was predeceased by husbands Waino Tikkanen in 1974, Ernest Gunderson in 2008, her parents and all of her 8 siblings. Survivors include her...