Irvin Drennen of Mineral Point, Missouri was born on March 13, 1933, a son to the late Herman "Buck" Drennen and the late Laura (Missey) Drennen. On November 10, 1951, Irvin was united in marriage to Betty Kean and they shared nearly sixty-eight years together. Irvin passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at his residence surrounded by loved ones having reached eighty-six years of age.
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In addition to his parents, Irvin is preceded in death by his son, Danny Drennen; daughter-in-law, Evelyn "Peanut" Drennen; two brothers: Eugene Drennen and Carl Drennen; sister, Evelyn Downard; and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Joe and June Kean.
Irvin will be missed by all who knew and loved him including his beloved wife, Betty Drennen; five children: JoAnn (James) Barron, Larry (Tami) Drennen, Rick (Nova) Drennen, Stanley (Melissa) Drennen, and Kenny (Mary) Drennen; three sisters: Leona Kean, Elnora (Ed) Jones-Fowler, and Shirley (Floyd) Kean; and many dear grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, June 14, 2019 at DeClue Funeral Home from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Visitation will resume on Saturday, June 15, 2019, beginning at 1:00 p.m.
A funeral service to honor Irvin will begin at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 15, 2019, held in the DeClue Memorial Chapel with Pastor Bob Adams officiating. Interment and final prayers will be held at New Diggins Cemetery, Mineral Point, Missouri.
All funeral arrangements have been cared for by DeClue Funeral Home.