Obituaries & Tributes

Irene M. Pearson

Irene M. Pearson, of Creswell, passed away on March 24, 2020. She was born on Oct. 12, 1930 to Joseph and Minnie (Vieira) Freitas in Banta, Calif. For most of her life she was a resident of Oakley, Calif. and moved to Creswell in April 2014.

Irene enjoyed bowling, reading, hunting and fishing. She was a paper tester at International Paper Company, formerly Crown Zellerbach, retiring in 1992.

Irene is survived by her son, Butch (Anita) Cardoza, of Creswell; daughter, Francine Winsor, of Louisville, Tenn.; sister, Edwina McMillan, of Sacramento Calif.; brother, Constantine Freitas, of Fort Fairfield, Maine; grandchildren, Jennifer and Damian, of Tennessee, Natalie and Laura, of Oregon; numerous great-grandchildren; her longtime partner William Kropp; and her beloved cat, GG.



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