Audre E. Haussler

July 9, 1930 — August 3, 2016

Audre E. Haussler

Audre E. Haussler, age 86, of Arapahoe, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Society of Arapahoe, Nebraska. She was born on July 9, 1930 in Arapahoe, Nebraska to Carl & Lena (Hilker) Menze. She was baptized on July 27, 1930 at St. Matthews Lutheran Church northwest of Arapahoe. Audre attended country school and graduated from Arapahoe City School in 1947. After high school she taught at District 1 Sunflower School northwest of Arapahoe. On December 27, 1948, Audre married Victor C.W. Haussler at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Minden, Nebraska with Rev. Martin Schabacker officiating. To this union three children were born: David Scott in 1950, Cynthia (who died in infancy) and Jill Angela in 1955. Audre worked with her husband on the family farm, milking cows and driving truck during wheat harvest. She was an excellent cook and throughout the years many family dinners were held around her table. In September of 1974 she began working at Wagner’s Supermarket I Arapahoe, Ne. ad was employed there for 22 years, retiring in December of 1996. In 1976, Audre and Victor moved to their new home in Arapahoe. On May 5, 2005 Victor passed away. Audre remained in her home until January 2016 when she moved to the C.A. Mues Good Samaritan Center in Arapahoe, Ne. In July, Audre celebrated her 86th birthday at the Sunshine Village Blue Room with all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren present. Audre is preceded in death by her husband, Victor; parents Carl & Lena; daughter Cynthia; sister Carol Haussler and brothers Bryce Menze & Larry Menze. Audre is survived by her son: David Scott and wife Cindy Haussler Arapahoe, Nebraska, Daughter: Jill & husband Bill Snyder of Arapahoe, Nebraska Special Nephew: David Menze of Stamford, Nebraska Grandchildren: Seth Haussler of Weepeing Water, Stacy (Snyder) Wilson & husband Kirk of McCook, Nebraska, Jon & wife Angela Haussler of Kearney, Nebraska, Tyler Haussler & wife Alesa of Anchorage, AK. Great Grandchildren: Addisyn & Asher Haussler, Kyson, Aubrey, and Avery Haussler, Lola Haussler, Caitlyn Menze. Sister: Judy Huxoll of Cambridge, Nebraska Brother: Don and wife Freda Menze of Hutchinson, Kansas, along with nieces, nephews and cousins. Condolences and personal reflections may be left at Viewing and visitation will be Tuesday, August 9, 2016 from 10 AM till 8 PM at Wenburg Funeral Chapel, at 652 Main St, in Arapahoe, Nebraska and prior to the service at the church. Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 10:30 AM at Trinity Lutheran Church in Arapahoe, Nebraska with Pastor James Moshier, officiating. Interment will be at the St. Matthews Cemetery, in Arapahoe, Nebraska. Memorials are suggested to the Arapahoe Public Library & St. Matthews Cemetery Association. Wenburg Funeral Home of Arapahoe, Nebraska is in charge of the arrangements.

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