Dimond & Shannon Mortuary

10630 Chapman Ave, Garden Grove, CA


Irene Barbara Madej

December 11, 1929June 25, 2019

Irene B. Madej(Pempek) December 11, 1929 to June 25, 2019 Madej, Irene Barbara, 89, passed away peacefully with family by her side. Born on December 11, 1929 to the late George and the late Mary(nee Sisko), Irene was the youngest of 8 siblings, all of whom preceded her in death. She was married for 65 years to Joseph who passed away in 2013. She was a devoted mother to her three children, Christine, the late Joseph and Darlene. Irene was blessed with four grandsons, Joseph, John, Christopher and Matthew and a great granddaughter, Hazel. For nearly twenty years, she owned her own hair salon in Chicago before moving to California where she finished her Associate Degree in Business and worked for Home Bank until retirement. Besides working, Irene mostly enjoyed spending time with family, and would always try to recruit them to join her in a local Bingo game. She was also passionate about gardening, especially tending her rose garden which was lined with rocks she collected from her travels.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association https://www.alz.org/


  • Visitation Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Committal Service Monday, July 1, 2019


Irene Barbara Madej

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Butch and Dixie Garczynski

July 1, 2019

She was a very special person to us. We will really miss her!