Irma was born on a farm to John and Florence Eskeldson on February 25, 1926 in Oregon City, Oregon. She passed away January 5, 2020 in Gresham at the age of 93.
The youngest of 6 children, she graduated from Oregon City High school where she sang in a triple trio. She worked in the ship yards during World War II and picked hops. Irma met her husband, Murray, while they were students at U of O and married in 1948. Murray passed in 2003.
She loved gardening, history, following politics, volunteering at the polls during elections and water aerobics. She was a natural caregiver, who had a strong faith and practiced unconditional love.
A memorial service will be at 2:00p.m., Sunday, January 19 at Gresham Memorial Chapel.
The family suggest contributions be made to the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute.