Irene Caroline Franks, aged 84 years of Moose Jaw, SK, passed away on Saturday, January 5th, 2013. The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. in Moose Jaw Funeral Home. Father Barry Anwender will officiate and interment will take place in Rosedale Cemetery at a later date. She was predeceased by her husband, Peter; daughter, Denise Colwell; and her brothers and sisters: James, Raymond, Cecile, Clara, Dora, Dorinda and Stanley. Irene will be fondly missed and lovingly remembered by her children: Dorinda (Floyd) Forbes, Doreen (Phillip) Antonio, Eugene (Deb) Franks and John (Carol) Franks; son-in-law, Rod Colwell; 14 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. Irene was born on June 22nd, 1928 in Coronach, SK. She had a passion for crochet and often made ornaments like snowflakes, as well as afghans and miscellaneous other crafts. Irene played cards at various locations in Moose Jaw and also enjoyed her time serving as a member of the Legion for many years. As an expression of sympathy, donations in Irene’s name may be made to The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund, 268 High St. W., Moose Jaw, SK S6H 1S8. Arrangements are entrusted to Moose Jaw Funeral Home, 268 Mulberry Lane. Gary McDowell, Funeral Director. 693-4550