Audrey Hamburg

AUDREY L. HAMBURG, 82 WINNEBAGO - Audrey L. Hamburg, 82, of Winnebago, died Tuesday, July 16, 2013, in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford. Born June 6, 1931, in Reedsburg, Wis., the daughter of Arnold and Hilda (Grosskrueger) Harder. Graduated from Reedsburg High School in 1948, Sauk County Teacher's College in 1950, and later obtained her Bachelor degree in special education at UW Platteville. She started her teaching career in a one-room schoolhouse in the Reedsburg-Loganville area. When Audrey came to Winnebago, she first taught fifth grade and then developed and taught the special education program for the Winnebago School District, retiring in 1991. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Rockford, Reedsburg VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1916, and Delta Kappa Gamma, a professional teacher's sorority. Audrey enjoyed reading and was an extensive traveler, with the goal of traversing all seven continents. Audrey is lovingly survived by her sister-in-law, Irma Harder of Reedsburg; nephews, Robert (Kim) Harder of Calif., Douglas (Lori) Harder of Reedsburg and William Harder of Texas; niece, Sue (Daniel) Brylla of Reedsburg; great-nieces, great-nephews, a great-great-niece; and many dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents; brothers, Herbert, Rupert, Melvin, and Kenneth; nephew, Dennis Harder; former husband, Roland Hamburg; and dear friend, Murial Sorby. Audrey's family would like to thank the Emeritus staff for their care and support these last four years. Service is at 2 p.m. Friday, July 19, 2013, in Genandt Funeral Home, 602 N. Elida St., Winnebago, with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time; the Rev. Jay Quinn, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church, will officiate. Cremation rites have been accorded. Graveside service is at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 20, 2013, in St. Peter's Cemetery, Loganville, Wis. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Growth Enterprise, Trinity Lutheran Church, or to Reedsburg VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 1916.

Funeral Home

Genandt Funeral Home
602 N Elida St Winnebago, IL 61088
(815) 335-2321

Published in Rockford Register Star from July 18 to July 19, 2013