Audrey Dedow

Dedow, Audrey Violet (Hanamann)

Audrey Violet (Hanamann) Dedow, 79, Green Bay, entered her eternal home peacefully with family and friends by her side on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. She was born January 29, 1935, in Casco to the late Rudolph and Milda (Zuege) Hanamann. Audrey was a graduate of Luxemburg Casco High School. On September 19, 1953, she married Richard Dedow at St. John's Lutheran Church in Luxemburg.

Audrey made the most of every day that God gave her. She worked most of her years in banking, retiring from Bank One. She began her retirement by working part-time driving the courtesy car for Brennan Buick. She officially retired in December of 2012.

Audrey enjoyed bowling for many years and was inducted into the Green Bay Bowling Hall of Fame in May of 2002. She was an avid follower of NASCAR, the Brewers, and the Packers. She also enjoyed taking her friends' money in friendly games of cards. Audrey belonged to the Moose Lodge and the Women's Auxiliary VFW Post in Duck Creek. She was also a member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends most of all. She had a heart of gold and would do anything to lend a hand.

Audrey is survived by son and daughter-in-law, Russell and Kelly Dedow, Green Bay; four grandchildren, Caylynn, Baylie, Jackson, and Easton; her sister, Carol (John) Hoffman, Green Bay; a brother, Rudy (Emmy) Hanamann, Casco; a special friend, Dave LaCombe, Green Bay; many nieces and nephews and great friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Dedow on April 13, 1991; her mother-in-law and father-in-law, Norma and August Dedow; her step-father, Raphael Kaye; a brother, Marvin Hanamann; a sister, Evelyn Sand; and a special friend, Albert Lindner.

Friends may call at Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St. from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday until the time of the service. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Rev. David Hatch officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Luxemburg. On-line condolences may be sent to Audrey's family at In lieu of plants and flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Audrey's name to benefit Christian education at St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Audrey's family and friends extend a heartfelt thank you to the St. Vincent Cardiothoracic Team, 5th Floor CVICU, and the 6th Floor ICU for their skill and dedication.

Funeral Home

Proko Wall Funeral Home
1630 East Mason Street Green Bay, WI 54302

Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette from Apr. 3 to Apr. 5, 2014