Irene Alice Sarinske, 83, passed away on April 8, 2012. She was born on August 18, 1928 in Amenia, N.D. to Franklin Pueppke and Regina Gebhard. She loved Family, her home and gardening. She was very compassionate, and showed others how to love by her example. She worked for Harry Katz, Sears & Roebuck and then at Baptist Hospital for over 25 years retiring in 1990. She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry "Hank" Sarinske, her parents and her brother Lyle. She is survived by her 2 daughters, Diane Ecker and Sharon Kitchen; son, Kenneth Sarinske; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald Pueppke and many cousins, nieces and nephews. There will be a Graveside Service celebrating her life at 3:00 PM, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.