Catherine Ireland 72 of Beaverton passed away on January 11, 2021. She was born on August 6, 1948 to the late William Wade and Alice (Cavric) Robinson. She was preceded in death by her husband David Ireland in January 20, 2005.
Prior to retirement, Catherine had been a school bus driver and a Girl Scout Leader. After retiring, she was an active member of the Gladwin Eagles. She loved gardening, the outdoors, was an excellent cook and baker, and had a loving heart to all she met.
Catherine is survived by her children Tammy (Mark) Schild, Julie (Scott) Loubert, Sandy Ireland, grandchildren Victoria, Emilee, Tyler, and Donny. She is also survived by her siblings Patricia Wade, Julie and Jeff Letts, many nieces and nephews, and her beloved dog Sandie. She was preceded in death by her brother William Wade.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday May 8, 2021 at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, 7234 Fenton Rd in Grand Blanc with Pastor Nathan Allen officiating, followed by a light luncheon. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the American Diabetes Association and the American Kidney Fund.
Smith-Miner Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Ireland family; to share a special memory please visit www.smithminer.com.