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Audrie L. Watkins

March 24, 1918 ~ March 6, 2020 (age 101)


Audrie Watkins 101, of Sturgeon Bay, passed away on March 6, 2020, at Anna’s House in Sturgeon Bay.  She was born on March 24, 1918, Ellison Bay to Nicoli and Alma (Nelson) Nelson.  On September 23, 1939, she married Eldon Watkins, he preceded her in death on January 10, 1987.

Audrie was a member of Bay View Lutheran Church; She made quilts for Lutheran World Relief and donated time at Clothe My People.  Audrie enjoyed crocheting, gardening, cooking, baking and family gatherings.

Survivors include her five children, Judy Palmer, Myrna Herrbold, Rita (Dave) Hunt, Dean (Megan Hicks) Watkins; a daughter- in- law, Linda Watkins; nine grandchildren, Melanie (Walter) Richard, Amy (Randy) Dickson, Francis (Stephanie Johnson) Herrbold, Tanya (Joe) Weber, Nic (Stacie) Palmer, Megan (Adam) Delfosse, Dirk (Laura) Watkins, David (Danielle) Hunt, Dylan (Nicki) Watkins;  19 great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons, Lory Watkins and Bruce Watkins; two sons-in-law, Dean Palmer and Mark Herrbold; and a infant granddaughter, Sarah Hunt.

Funeral services for Audrey are postponed and will be announced at a later date.  Burial will be in Hainesville Cemetery.

 Special thanks to Unity Hospice and Anna’s Health Care for their loving care and support.

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