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Irene (Whitish) Pien

Published On: Apr 26 2014 07:14:56 AM CDT

MADISON -Irene (Whitish) Pien, age 92 of Madison, entered into eternal life surrounded by family on April 23, 2014.

She is preceded in death by her husband of more than 50 years, Carson; and her sons, Stephen and Paul. Continuing her legacy are Linda (Lorin) Berge and their children, Matthew, Jessica and Megan, Janet (Tracy) Pien and her daughters, Erin and Kristen, Mary Jo (Terry) Laufenberg and their daughter, Rachael, Paul’s wife, Ruth, and their daughters, Michelle and Kelly, and Peter (Aloy) Pien and their children, Ashley and Alex. She also has 17 great grandchildren.

A memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at ST. DENNIS CATHOLIC CHURCH, 505 Dempsey Rd., Madison, at 11 a.m. followed by a memorial mass at 11:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or Mother Teresa Charities.

Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive

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