Irene Schmitz, 94, of Festina, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, at the Ossian Senior Hospice in Ossian. Mass of Christian Burial is 11 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 5, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church, 2351 - County Road B32 in Festina, with Msgr. Cletus Hawes presiding. Burial isin the church cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. at the church Tuesday morning. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials be given in memory of Irene to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank.