Irene was born on September 15, 1926 in Claysville, Ohio to Mary and Edgar Foulk. She passed away February 1, 2014 in Mountain View.
She attended New Concord High School (later named after alumnus to John Glenn High School) where she was valedictorian. She graduated from Ohio State University with a B.A. in Speech and Hearing Therapy. A masters degree in Special Education followed from the University of Texas at Dallas.
While at Ohio State, she met and married her husband Bob. Their marriage last for sixty-six happy years. Bob's business career called for many moves across the country. She made many lasting friends at each stop.
Irene was active in her church, First United Methodist Church of Sunnyvale and the Assistance League of Los Altos serving as President one year.
Irene was predeceased by her son Robert Jr and sisters Kathy and Maxine. She is survived by her husband Bob, sons Tom (Nancy) and Mike and brother and sister-in-law Jess and Judy Tarr, along with nieces and nephews, and extended family.
She will be greatly missed by many friends, neighbors and relatives.
A memorial service has been held at her church.