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Irene Marie Black

January 17, 1974 - July 14, 2021

Irene Marie Black, 47, of Spokane, WA. Passed away July 14, 2021. Irene was born Jan. 17, 1974 to Robert & Carol Black. She grew up in and graduated from Medical Lake High School and went on to study & become a Pharmacy Tech. Much of her childhood was spent out at the Rueppel family farm in Cheney enjoying big Sunday family dinners, playing with her cousins and just enjoying the outdoors. As she got older, in her spare time, Irene enjoyed camping, hiking, playing softball and spending time with friends and family watching sports, especially if it was the Gonzaga Bulldogs, Seattle Seahawks or the Spokane Chiefs. Irene is predeceased by her parents Robert & Carol, both sets of Grandparents, Aunts Shirley Godfrey, Helen Stringer, Uncle Gary Rueppel and Cousin Nina Iles. She is survived and will be missed by Step daughters Ashley & Casey Mcbride, Cousins Carol (Larry) Robinette, Ella (Tim) Roberts, Nancy Titus, David (Tiffany) Ittner, Matthew (Jenna) Ittner, Stephen & Barbara Rueppel, Aunts Nancy Rueppel, Janet Stitt, Uncle Randy (Lynne) Rueppel, numerous 2nd & 3rd cousins, lifelong friend Ben (Angela) Caler, and her faithful companion Bella. A celebration of life will be held at 12:30 pm Saturday July 31st at Shadle Park in Spokane, WA.


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