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Irene Schilling

April 10th, 1931 - March 13th, 2020

Visitation: Private Funeral Service:  Private

Irene Schilling, age 88 of Hamilton, passed away at Westover Retirement Community on Friday, March 13, 2020. She was born in Jackson County, Kentucky on April 10, 1931 the daughter of Jesse and Emma (Eversole) Mays. Irene was employed as a cook for the Ross School District for fourteen years, retiring in 1992. She was a member of the First Baptist Church. On June 7, 1952 in Hamilton she married Frederick C. Schilling and he preceded her in death in 2019.

Irene is survived by two children, Frederick Jesse (Maryann) Schilling and Deborah R. (Thomas) Allen; three grandchildren, Lauren (Dan) Parks, Trevor Allen and Mei Lin Schilling; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Irene was preceded in death by four brothers, Leslie, General, James and Jesse Mays; her four sisters, Pauline Diesbach, Susan Van Winkle, Gladys Abrams and Alfreda Parsley.

Private services to be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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I am so sorry for your loss. I worked with Irene at Ross schools for many years and never had a better friend. We had remained friends after retiring. I will remember the family in my prayers. She was a very good friend. So sorry. Betty Aynes and family.


Was an good person. She was so nice to me. Will be missed. I am Brenda Mays sister

Wanda Abrams Renner

I am so sorry to hear of Irene's passing. It was so much fun when she would come to the Van Winkle reunions. Mom (Theda) was always close to Irene. I know she will certainly be missed. Fred was also a good friend of Mom and Dad's. As a Veteran, he and Dad has a lot in common. So again, I am sorry to hear this, but the Lord always is with us and knows best. Keeping the family in my prayers.