Audrey D. Grams of St. Francis, passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at her home with family by her side. She was 97 years old.
Audrey was born on June 25, 1923 in St. Francis, MN to William and Olga (Crosby) Sandey. She grew up the St. Francis area and graduated from St. Francis High School in 1941.
She would marry Morgan Grams and they raised nine children on the family farm in Crown. Audrey was employed at Hoffman Engineering for 27 years, retiring in 1986.
She was a lifetime member of Zion Lutheran Church of Crown and was active in the choir. Audrey enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening, crocheting and travel. One of her most memorable trips was to visit the church where her mother was baptized in Rukkestad, Norway. She loved family and church gatherings. She will be greatly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband Morgan, sons Gary and Rodney, great grandson Blake, son-in-law Alan Zopfi, brothers Walter, Ray and Lloyd Sandey, sisters Ellen Anderson, Bernice Beck, Margaret Sandey, Oriet Uecker and Phyllis Sandey. Audrey is survived by her children Linda Jones of St. Francis, Pam (Bill) Goodrich of Champlin, Lana (Assad) Awaijane of Fridley, Sheila (Tom) Decker of Andover, Patty Nichols (Tom Ethen) of Sartell, Barb (Tom) Vogtlin of Crown, Greg (Cheryl) Grams of Isanti, daughter-in-law Chris Grams of Crown, 24 grandchildren, 37 great grandchildren, 10 great great grandchildren, sister Lauraine Blaska of Anoka, sister-in-law Sylvia Grams, special caregiver Sis, as well as numerous nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.
The family would like to thank Allina Hospice for their loving care for their dear mother, Audrey.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2PM, Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Zion Lutheran Church of Crown. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Memorials are preferred to Zion Lutheran Church of Crown.
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Zion Lutheran Church of Crown
7515 269th Avenue NW, St. Francis MN 55070