CALUMET – Irene Osmak, age 96, passed away Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at the Houghton Country Medical Care Facility, where she had resided for the last 12 years.
She was born September 12, 1916 in Osceola Township, the eldest daughter of Leonard and Alma Mukka. She is survived by sister Ruth (Gordon) Frantti.
Irene was a graduate of Calumet High School, Class of 1935.
She married Joseph Osmak and the couple resided in Detroit where they raised their four children. They made Laurium their retirement home in 1979.
Irene was a member of Faith Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her son, Leo Raymond Peurasaari and her daughter, Margaret Ruth Peurasaari.
Irene is survived her three daughters, Frances of Denver, Linda of Houghton County Medical Care Facility and Kathryn Hodor of Waterford, Mich.; grandchildren, Jennifer, Julie, Jessica, Timothy, Philip, Mason, Reya and Margaret; 10 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation is scheduled for Friday, July 5, 2013 from 7-9 p.m. in the Ryan Funeral Home. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 6, 11 a.m., in Faith Lutheran Church with Pastor Peter Vorhes to officiate.