March 15, 1929-July 24, 2020
Irene Marie (Rebich) Nesgoda passed away July 24, 2020, after a short illness. She was born in Dillon on March 15, 1929, to Mary (Malesich) Rebich and Joseph Rebich, the fifth of 11 children. She attended Dillon schools and graduated from Beaverhead High School. Irene moved to Aberdeen, Washington, in the 1950s, where she worked as a waitress for many years.
In 1960, she married Jim Nesgoda and had a son, Joe; they later divorced. In 1980, Irene moved to Spokane where she worked as a telemarketer and in home health care. She enjoyed painting, gardening, square dancing and skiing with her many friends.
In 2014, Irene moved back to Dillon to be close to family, where she resided at the Bicentennial Apartments until her death. She is survived by her son, Joe; grandchildren, Corie (Jesse), Cherry, Nathan (Heidi) McKinney, and Kevin (Joanna) Nesgoda; great-grandchildren, Easton McKinney, Hayden and Nuka Cherry. Sisters, Mary Norris, Louise (Jim) Keef; brother, Phillip (Shirley) Rebich. She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Mary Rebich; sisters, Helen McDonald, Dorothy Meine, Betty Reynolds; brothers, Joe Rebich Jr., Paul Rebich; and two infant brothers, William and James.
Services will be held at St. Rose Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 12:10 p.m. followed by internment at Mountain View Cemetery.
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