Jares, Iris Veronica (nee Hoemberg)
October 5, 1921 – September 26, 2017
Age 95 of Minneapolis. Iris was born to Emil and Anna Marie (Breher) Hoemberg on a small farm north of Staples, MN. She married Floyd A. Jares, February 18, 1954 in Sauk Center, MN, and raised 5 sons: Mark (Sue), Jay (Donna), Floyd (Nancy), Phillip (Mark) and Jim (Barb). She was a gifted homemaker, specializing in pies and canned fruits and vegetables; loved traveling; and was a devout Catholic, always with a list of friends and family she prayed for. In 2009, she moved to Main Street Lodge (Catholic Eldercare) in Minneapolis. Throughout her journey she always had a smile, a kind word and a sense of humor. Iris is preceded in death by her parents, husband, siblings and granddaughters Caili and Elia. She is survived by her sons, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, and many friends. Funeral mass will be held at Catholic Eldercare, October 20 at 11:30. In leu of flowers donations to: Catholic Eldercare, 817 Main St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413. (Published in the Star Tribune on Sept. 30, 2017).