Irene Sherburn, age 85, of Paw Paw, MI passed away Fri. Dec. 9, 2016 at home. Irene was born June 27, 1931 in Decatur, the daughter of John and Ada (Buchanan) Smith. She was formerly employed by Humphrey Products in Kalamazoo. Survivors include a daughter Brenda Davis of Paw Paw, 3 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and a sister Maxine Cunningham. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Ray H. Sherburn in 1976, a daughter Gayle Sherburn in 2002, 2 sisters Minnie Kussike, Elizabeth Friske and 2 brothers Charles and Leonard Smith. Cremation has taken place. There will be no services. Burial of cremains will take place at a later date in Harrison Cemetery Decatur. Arrangements by Newell Funeral Home Decatur.