Zola Faye (Kauffman) Irwin


Zola Faye (Kauffman) Irwin, 93, widow of a Great Plains Conference clergy; born August 4, 1929; died May 30, 2022.

She was married to the Rev. Paul Irwin, who died May 2, 2021.

Irwin served former Kansas West Conference churches in Atlanta, Isabel, Argonia, Argonia-Milan, Bushton-Salem, Atwood, Wichita Trinity, Ellis, Arnold and Dighton before retiring in 1993. Zola Irwin worked at jobs including the school superintendent’s office and high school and college libraries.

She is survived by children Lloyd (Darlene), Agnes (Charles), Greta, and Esther (Terry), eight grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 22 at Beloit First UMC. Memorials may be given to Solomon Valley Hospice or the church.

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