Irene Gruse nee Werner age 67 of Schaumburg. Beloved wife of Klaus Gruse; loving mother of Jennifer (Ken) Kehoe and Christine (Dave) Work; cherished grandmother of Megan and Allison Kehoe and Braden Work; dear sister of Martin (Diane) Werner.

Visitation Friday September 7, 11:00 a.m. until time of Funeral Service 12:00 p.m. noon at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd., (at Northwest Highway) Mt. Prospect, IL 60056.

Interment private.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Cancer Society, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1200, Chicago, IL 60601.