She was 88 years old.
Graveside services will be held Thursday, April 19, 2007 at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.
Irene was born in Scotts Bluff, Neb., on Feb. 17, 1919, to Leslie Ernest and Daisy (Mierse) Corbins.
She was raised in Carols, Wash.
She married William Engelking in The Dalles, Ore., on September 17, 1947. She enjoyed crocheting and puzzles.
Irene is survived by: seven grandchildren, 14 great- grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren on her husband's side; two nieces and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband in Prineville in 1995, and one brother.
Arrangements are in the care of the Prineville Funeral Home.