Audrey M. Misar, age 75, of Yankton, S.D., died Monday, March 5, 2018, at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton.
A memorial service was held Friday, March 9 at the Wintz and Ray Funeral Home in Yankton, with Reverend Jeff Otterman officiating. Burial will be in the Meldal Cemetery near Centerpoint, S.D., at a later date.
Audrey M. Misar was born Dec. 10, 1942, in Yankton, to A.H. and Dorothy (Richters) Meng. She grew up on a farm near Irene, S.D., attended country school, and graduated from Irene High School in 1960. She then began her 30-year career at the Human Services Center in Yankton. She married Elmer Misar on April 20, 1985, in Yankton. After Audrey’s retirement, she loved working part-time at Gurney Seed and Nursery.
She loved gardening, working with Elmer at the Farmer’s Market, quilting, crossword puzzles, jigsaw puzzles, bowling, traveling and her animals. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Yankton. Audrey was a very caring and quiet person who loved spending time with her family and visiting with friends.
Survivors include her husband, Elmer Misar of Yankton; daughter Debra (Rich) Dant of Freeman, S.D.; four grandchildren: Joy (Eric) Woehl of Menno, S.D., Stephen (Tiffany) Stuelpnagel of Bridgewater, S.D., Brandon Dant of Freeman, and Preston Dant of Freeman; two step-grandchildren: Ricky (Vicki) Dant of Huron, S.D., and Jacob Dant of Mitchell, S.D.; nine great-grandchildren with one on the way; brother Lloyd (Shirley) Meng of Yankton; and seven nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Glen Irwin and sister, Betty Frahm.