Audrey J. Eckes(1927 - 2013)

Eckes, Audrey J.

Audrey J. Eckes, 85, Marshfield, went to heaven on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at her home in Marshfield.

A memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Rev. Sebastian Venni will officiate and music will be provided by Sacred Heart Church Funeral Choir. The family will receive relatives and friends at Sacred Heart Church on Tuesday from 9:30 am until service time. Rembs Funeral Home is assisting the family.

Audrey was born on July 22, 1927 in Marshfield, the daughter of Albert and Elsie (Sommers) Hunter. She was a 1945 graduate of Marshfield Senior High School. She married James W. Eckes on June 21, 1947 at St. John's Catholic Church, Marshfield.

Audrey became employed at the Marshfield Clinic in 1946 where she worked for 17 years. She then was employed at the Marshfield Electric and Water Department for 14 years until her retirement.

She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, The Christian Mothers, the Parish Council of Catholic Women and the Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars. She enjoyed her granddaughter and family, singing, playing organ, knitting, sewing, making cookies and was a Packers fan.

She is survived by her husband, Jim, a daughter, Susan Jensen of Marshfield, a granddaughter, Alison (Rob) Nikolai and 3 great grandchildren, Bobbi Rae, Will and Vivian. She is also survived by a son-in-law, Mark Jensen and a sister, Georgia Patrie of Phillips.

She was predeceased by her parents, a son, Randall, and sisters, Lois Kuettler, Eileen Gandy and Reva Hinkelmann.

Memorials may be designated in her name to the Marshfield Medical Foundation for Alzheimers research.

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Rembs Funeral Home
300 South Oak Avenue Marshfield, WI 54449
(715) 387-1242

Published in the Marshfield News Herald on May 25, 2013