Audrey J. Bailey

Bailey, Audrey J.

Audrey J. Bailey went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, January 23, 2013. She was born on June 1, 1934 in Oconto Falls, WI to Sophie and Alhart Nemecek. On May 31, 1952, Audrey married Malcolm David Bailey Jr. in Hickory, WI. They spent most of their lives in Oconto, WI. Along with raising her five children, she spent many years employed by the Oconto Unified School District in food services. Later she worked at local glove factories as a seamstress. She loved camping, working in her garden and sewing. She also loved spending time with her family and friends and just enjoyed life. Audrey was very involved with her churches, Hickory Church of Christ and Oconto Gospel Church.

Survivors include her five children, Allen (Tammy) Bailey; Dennis (Sandy) Bailey; Kathy (Mike) Tappa; Cal (Marcy) Bailey; LuAnn (Chad) Renel; nine grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; brother, James (Carol) Nemecek; sister, Arleen Heisel; many nieces and nephews.

Audrey was preceded in death by the love of her life, Malcolm Bailey in 1990; her parents and an infant brother.

There will be a Memorial Service on Saturday, Jan. 26 at Life Bridge Christian Church, 2496 Glendale Ave., Howard. Visitation at 10:00 a.m. Memorial Service at 11:00 a.m. with a luncheon to follow at the church.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in her name.


Published in Green Bay Press-Gazette on Jan. 24, 2013