Audrey A. Waechtler
1936 - 2020
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Audrey A. Waechtler

Born: February 26, 1936

Died: January 14, 2020

Audrey A. (Paul) Waechtler, age 83 of Fairmount Health Center, Willoughby, OH, went home to be with the Lord, on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Audrey was born February 26, 1936, in St. Louis, Missouri, and was a long-time resident of Downers Grove, IL, where she lived with her husband Ron, raising their three daughters.

Audrey is survived by her husband of 62 years: Ronald C. Waechtler, daughters: Karen (Thomas) Tercek, Sandra (Timothy) Thompson and Tama (John) Zambole, grandchildren: Rebecca, Benjamin and Katherine Tercek, Allison Thompson, Janyne, Jonathan and Matthew Zambole, sister: Marilyn (David) Kulage. She was also the beloved aunt of many nieces and nephews and will be missed by many cousins and family friends. Audrey is preceded in death by her parents: Edward and Helen Paul and sister: Arlene Hejnal.

Audrey was a woman of great faith and touched many lives with her compassion and love of God. Audrey worked as the registrar in the office of Downers Grove North High School and had numerous interests and hobbies including quilting and garden clubs. She enjoyed playing bridge and loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A celebration Mass of Audrey's life will be held 11:00 am Saturday, February 22, 2020, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church 9925 Johnnycake Ridge Rd. Mentor, OH. 44060.

Interment is at All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, OH.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that contributions be made to Illinois Right to Life, P.O. Box 511, Chicago, IL 60690, or EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network), 5817 Old Leeds Rd. Irondale, AL 35210.

Arrangements entrusted to the Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave. Mentor, OH. 44060.

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Published in Suburban Life Publications on Jan. 30, 2020.
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June 1, 2020
I am very sorry to hear of Audrey's passing. I was her hairstylist in Illinois and have such fond memories of a beautiful caring woman. I always enjoyed seeing Audrey and Ron every Saturday at 1pm! Peace to you all and comfort in memories. Rest in peace Audrey❤
Liz Ryan
February 19, 2020
The Garden Club of Downers Grove is so sad to hear about your loss. Audrey joined our club in 2006 and was very active on many committees. From 2007-2009 she served as the Chairman of the Conservation and Environmental Education Committee. I remember her winning an award for her Educational Conservation display at one of our flower shows. She was also very active on our Scholarship Committee. Audrey was particularly proud of the Oriental Lilies that she grew at her home on Stratford Lane in Downers Grove. Sending thoughts and prayers to the family and will always remember Audrey's beautiful smile.
June Vandervest
February 18, 2020
Dear Family, I knew Audrey as a garden club member of the Garden of Downers Grove. She was such a loving and gentle person. She will be missed by many. Love and prayers, Mary Ann Brucher
February 11, 2020
I'm so sad to hear of your mom's passing. She was patient and kind and always made me feel welcome and cared for. I have so many happy memories of time spent at your home as a child. Please extend my sincere sympathy to your father, Karen, Sandra and your entire families.
Julie Bridge
January 24, 2020
Audrey was what you thought of when you heard the word "lady". She was so kind and gentle such a devoted wife and partner to her beloved husband Ron. Together they stood up for the unborn and were tireless in promoting the cause of LIFE. May she rest in peace.
Dan and Carol Wright
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