Audrey Joann Stricker, Janesville, WI (1928-2013)
March 12, 1928 - December 20, 2013
Audrey Joann Stricker, age 85, of Janesville, died on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013, at Rock Haven Nursing Home. She was born on March 12, 1928, in Edgerton, WI, the daughter of the late Clarence and Palma (Hanson) Stiff. Audrey married Alan L. Stricker on Sept. 26, 1946, in Edgerton. He predeceased her on July 2, 2011. Audrey tended bar at the former Del and Mary's Bar and Punk's Club Monterey for many years, Over the years, while tending bar, Audrey made many dear friends, many whom she was still very close to. Audrey was a very hilarious, strong, gentle and kind person, who always had a story or joke to tell. She always made a stranger feel right at home with her enjoyable personality. Audrey enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She also enjoyed reading, color painting, and playing with her cats, Polly and Sage.
Audrey is survived by her five children: Guy (Laura) Stricker, Russ (Becky) Stricker, Marcy (Mark) Onsgard, all of Janesville, Nancy (Bob) Gilley of Milton, and Jan (Bill Hill) Sutherland of Cambridge, WI; eleven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Stiff of Orfordville, and Carol Stricker of Edgerton; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by her sister, Barb Davis; and brother, Don Stiff.
Memorial services will be held at Noon on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at the Whitcomb-Lynch Funeral Home with Pastor Dale Teeter officiating. Visitation will be on Saturday morning from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the FUNERAL HOME. A luncheon will follow the service in the Community Room at the funeral home.
Whitcomb - Lynch Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 S. Austin Road, Janesville, WI (608) 752-2444