Irene Shadel

September 7, 1941May 31, 2018

Irene Shadel, 76, of Burnet passed away Thursday, May 31, 2018. She was born Septmeber 7, 1941, in Augenschwang, Germany to Aloise Dilly and Elisabeth Schaefer Dilly. On March 22, 1971, she married the love of her life Thomas E. Shadel whom she met while he was stationed in Germany. They later moved to Ohio, and to Texas where they took in adopted, and raised Kenneth Shadel and Charlotte Shadel. Irene worked for Sure Cast for 23 years when she retired in April 2016.

Irene is survived by her son Kenneth Shadel and daughter Charlotte Gomer and sister Erika Light, all of Burnet. Also surviving are her grandsons Timothy Gomer and Tristan Gomer and granddaughter Danika Schnell all of Burnet. She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas E. Shadel in 2010.

A visitation for family and friends will be held Wednesday, June 6 from 6-8pm at Clements-Wilcox Funeral Home. The graveside will be held Thursday, June 7 at 10am at the Burnet City Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered to


  • Visitation Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Graveside Service Thursday, June 7, 2018

Irene Shadel

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Seven Schwind

June 12, 2018

Dear Charlotte, Andy and Danika,

I was so very sorry to hear of this tragedy and want you to know you're all in my thoughts and prayers. May God fill your hearts with His peace in the difficult days ahead.

Seven Schwind
(Sister of David Kotajarvi)

Travis Light

June 12, 2018

I'm gonna miss you so much Aunt Irene I love you