Obituary: Irene Noela Neyens


Irene Noela Neyens

December 11, 1939 – October 28, 2022 

Irene Neyens, age 82, passed away peacefully in her sleep on October 28, 2022 at Good Samaritan Society-Stafholt. Irene was born on December 11, 1939 at St. Joseph
Hospital South Campus in Bellingham, to Irene Edmonds and William Snow. She was later adopted by Lloyd Edmonds and raised by him and her mother. Irene attended school in the Bellingham School District, graduating from Bellingham High School in 1959.

Irene is survived by her six children Margaret (Richard)
Neyens. Lori Morrison, Kevin (Erika) Neyens, Andy Neyens, Rodger (Kat) Neyens, and Tami (Daryl) Grimme; her 16 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren; as well as her brothers Jerry (Ruth) Edmonds and Duke (George) Snow of Bellingham, and Ben Snow of Southern California; plus many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years Rogan Neyens; her parents Irene and Lloyd Edmonds and William and Dorothy Snow; and brother Lynn Edmonds.

The family would like to thank the amazing Stafholt team that loved Irene and took such good care of her for the past three years.

A celebration of life will be held on Friday, November 18 at 12 p.m. at the Northwood Chapel, 580 C St. Blaine.