Schoenstein, Irene (nee Klemmer) passed away peacefully on June 14, 2009 in Pouce Coupe, BC. She was born on Feb. 2, 1919 in Podhomy, Czechoslovakia, predeceased by her husband Josef Schoenstein and son Lothar Mueller. Irene will be deeply missed by her children Ingrid (Fred) David, Dorthea (Peter) Hocher, Renate (Ed) Green, grandchildren Michele David, Gail (Stewart) Hiar, Joe (Heather) Hocher, Eleonore David, Chris (Brenda) Hocher, Patty (Mike ) Hill, Leonard Green and Rebecca Green, along with 10 great grandchildren. Irene loved her family, friends, and community. Her life revolved around being a wife and a homemaker working on the family farm. She was active in the community; she volunteered at the town library, CCA hall, community choir and she also belonged to the Ladies’ Auxiliary in Pouce Coupe. She participated in many community events. Irene was a talented musician and singer. The family would like to thank the many people in the community who helped Irene in many ways over the past years. Expressions of sympathy may be made in memory of Irene by way of donation to the: "Charity of your choice’. A funeral service was held on June 19, 2009 at Bergeron Funeral Chapel and an Inurnment on June 20, 2009 in the Tomslake Community Cemetery.