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Irene K. Miles

June 5, 1922 — January 9, 2021

A private family funeral service for Irene Katherine Miles, 98, of Biwabik, will be held at 11am Wednesday, January 13, 2020 at the Community United Church of Christ in Biwabik with Pastor John Szarke officiating.  COVID mandates, masking and social distancing will be followed with a maximum of 35 people in attendance for the funeral.  A public visitation and reviewal will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in the Lakeside Cemetery in Biwabik.  Arrangements by Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Gilbert.

Irene died Saturday, January 9, 2021 at New Journey Residence in Biwabik, Minnesota.

She was born June 5, 1922 in Pine River, Minnesota to Arthur and Kate (Nicholls) Cartwright. Irene was a graduate of Horace Mann High School in Biwabik and later married Lawrence Goodman in Biwabik.  Following his death in 1960, she worked as a seamstress for the Cluett Peabody Shirt Factory in Eveleth.  Later, she married Clarence “Shorty” Miles in Biwabik.

Irene was a homemaker, and an active member of Community United Church.  She was a member of its Women’s Fellowship, served as choir director, Sunday School instructor and worked the pasty fundraisers.  She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Eastern Star.

Survivors include her children: Rick (Jackie) Goodman of St. Paul, Bonnie (Dennis) Imberg of Tower and John Goodman of Biwabik; Seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Kate; first husband, Lawrence; second husband, Clarence “Shorty”; siblings: Art Cartwright, Helen Peterson and Billy Cartwright.

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Service Schedule

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Private Family Service

Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Community United Church of Christ

408 7th Ave N, Biwabik, MN 55708

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