Irene Randall-Kaufman

Irene Randall-Kaufman, nee Cruikshank, 100, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, born Monday, March 25, 1912, in Elgin, OR, died Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Rosewood Care Center in Swansea, Illinois.

Irene worked for Kurrus Funeral Home for over 50 years. She was a member of Edgemont Bible Church Fairview Heights Illinois, Treasurer of the Mission Team for many years, very active in the Ladies Sunday School Class, and served as an election Judge for St. Clair County.

She was preceded in death by her:

  • 1st Husband: Virgil Randall
  • 2nd Husband: Edward L. Kaufman
  • Parents: Benjamin and Ida nee Walton Cruikshank
  • Brothers
    • Robert Cruikshank
    • Donald Cruikshank
  • Sisters
    • Adelle Cruikshank
    • Louisa Lewis
    • Harriet Taylor
  • Grandson: Richard Randall

Surviving are her:

  • Children
    • Joan Hick of Centerville, IL
    • Ted S. (Jann) Randall of O'Fallon, IL
    • Sandi I. Kaufman of Santa Cruz, CA
  • Sister: Flora Tauchert of TN
  • Grandchildren
    • Cheryl (John) Kirby
    • Melissa Curran
    • Nancy Williams
    • Lynn Randall
    • Lisa Randall
    • Michael Nicole Kaufman
  • Great-Grandchildren
    • David Curran
    • Derek Williams
    • AJ Williams
    • Khourtney Burris
    • Brandon Burris
    • Dylan Burris
  • Great-Great-Children
    • Brady Curran
    • Tayelynn Meek
  • Nieces and Nephews

Special Thanks: Irene's family is grateful for the loving care and kindness that the staff and ownership of Charles Gardens in Fairview Heights and the Rosewood Care Center of Swansea provided to Mom, especially the last several weeks.

To the Kurrus family and the entire staff, we are extremely grateful for the cooperation, kindness, assistance and loving care for the 50 plus years of Mom's employment.

Memorials: Memorials may be made to the Edgemont Bible Church Mission Fund.

Visitation:  Friends may call from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral:  Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Doug White officiating. Interment will follow at Lake View Memorial Gardens, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Condolences left for Irene Randall-Kaufman:

    Thank you for all of our little "talks" when I was growing up on 71st Street. And those beautiful little dolls you made and gave to me. I will never forget you. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Jan Briley

    Jan Briley Collinsville IL 62234