Irene DuCette, of Wenatchee, Wash., went to be with her Lord Friday, Dec. 21, 2012.
She was born in Colville, Wash., February 23, 1923, and attended Colville High School before moving to Seattle, where she met and married William (Russ) DuCette, on January 20, 1942. They moved to Coulee Dam in 1948. She lived there until 2009 when she moved to Wenatchee.
She is survived by seven children: Cynthia Best, Roberta Brown, Patricia Mahlum, Gordon DuCette, Donald DuCette, Janice Hendricks and Marian DuCette; 28 grandchildren and 45 great-grandchildren.
The family will be having a private inurnment at a later date.