Irene D. McCommon, 85, of Weiser passed away August 11, 2023 in Weiser, Idaho after a long battle with emphysema and cancer. She will be greatly missed by friends and family.
Irene was born Irene D. Martin, in Modesto, Stanislaus, California on Friday June 10, 1938 to Ernest M. Martin and Jewell Belle Quinley Martin. She was raised in Northern California in the towns of Willow's, Fall River Mills and MacArthur. She went to school in Fall River Mills. She later moved to Burney, California and then to Redding, California where she met and married William Vernon McCommon Sr. on Friday, November 13, 1959 at the age of 21. They first took up residency in Burney, California. After that they traveled extensively as her husband was in construction. They were in many different states where she always made a good home for her family. She was a devoted wife and loving mother.
She is survived by her husband , William McCommon, daughter Clarissa Jewell Parry, Las Vegas, Nevada, William Vernon McCommon Jr. Weiser, Idaho, Donnett McCommon Haegele (Mike) Helena, Montana and Thomas Levi McCommon also of East Helena, Montana. Numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest M. Martin and Jewell Belle Quinley Martin. A son Scott Orval McCommon, one brother, Melbourne M. Martin, three sister, Beverly Jean Martin Babcock, Bieber, California, Patricia Ernestine Martin Hunter and Lorene Rose Martin Scott of Burley, Idaho.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday, August 18, 2023 at Hillcrest Cemetery at 10:00 am with Funeral Service to follow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at 11:30 am. All family and friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Weiser Memorial Hospital in Weiser, Idaho.