WANATAH, IN - Irene B. Good, 89 of Wanatah, passed away peacefully Sunday, March 4, 2018. She was born February 11, 1929 in Chicago, IL to the late Frank and Letitia (Abrahamson) Koch. Irene owned and managed several restaurants and truck stops throughout her career and enjoyed participating in the National and State level Truck Driving Championships. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary in Wanatah. Irene will be fondly remembered as a woman in charge, who will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
On December 17, 1960 in Plymouth, Irene married Paul D. Good, Sr., who preceded her in death in 1980. She is survived by children: Wayne (Helen) Jones, Jr. of Union Mills, David (Darla) Jones of Union, MI, Susan (Pat) Hale of Owensboro, KY, Paul D. Good, Jr. of Hanna; daughter in law, Kathy Good; son in law, David Fields, Sr.; 16 grandchildren, and many great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by children: Mary Fields, Paul Michael Good, Sr., James Jones; and five siblings.
A visitation will be held on Friday, March 9, 2018 from 3:00 - 7:00 PM at the Wanatah Funeral Chapel, 309 N. Main St., Wanatah. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM on Saturday at the funeral home with burial to follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.