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Audrey Muriel Appenbrink, 88, of Quincy, passed away at 9:37 a.m. Saturday (March 2, 2019) in Blessing Hospital.
Born June 21, 1930 in Quincy, Audrey was the daughter of William and Myrtle F. Schachtsick Appenbrink.
Audrey was a 1948 graduate of Quincy High School. She was employed at Motorola until she enlisted in the WAC, serving her country from June 17, 1952 until her discharge on June 3, 1955. Audrey was stationed for one year in Heidelburg, Germany. Following her discharge, Audrey moved to Whitman, Massachussetts where she worked for 11 years until moving back to Quincy where she was employed for many years at Harris Corporation until her retirement.
Audrey was a longtime member of Salem Evangelical United Church of Christ and was an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Survivors include two nephews, Steve McGartland (Sue) of Carlinville, IL and Mark McGartland (Dianna) of Wellington, FL; a niece, Kathy Spoonmore of Quincy; many loving nieces , nephews and cousins; and her always and forever best friend of over 50 years, Pat Meckes of Quincy.
Audrey was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister, Mary Ellen McGartland (Howard).
Arrangements are in the care of the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
Graveside services with Military Honors by the Illinois National Guard Funeral Honors Detail will be held Wednesday afternoon at 1:30 in Calvary Cemetery with Pastor Matthew Hunt and Rev. James Wheeler officiating.
There is no visitation, but friends are invited to attend the graveside service.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Quincy Humane Society or Salem Church.