Audrey M Munk, 85 of Dell Rapids died Thursday, October 18, 2012 at the Dells Nursing and Rehab Center.
Memorial services will begin at 2:00 PM Monday, October 22, 2012 at the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids Chapel. Visitation with the family present will be from 3-5:00 PM Sunday at the Minnehaha Funeral Home, Dell Rapids.
Audrey was born on September 29, 1927 at Rock Rapids, Iowa to parents George and Anna Van Briesen. She moved to South Dakota at the age of seven and attended rural grade school near Chester. She moved with her family to Dell Rapids in 1943 and graduated from Dell Rapids High School in 1945.
She married Milton Munk on November 17, 1945 at Camp Robinson, Little Rock, Arkansas. While Milton was in the service she worked for K. T. Faris Jewelry Store. When Milton was discharged from the Army they lived in Dell Rapids. In 1948 they moved to a farm northeast of Dell Rapids. In 1969, Milton purchased his trucking firm and they moved back to Dell Rapids. Audrey and Milton would have celebrated their 67th anniversary on November 17th.
Audrey was an active member of the Dell Rapids Lutheran Church, ALCW, circle, the quilters, and the Dell Rapids American Legion Auxiliary. She co-chaired the Banquet with Elaine Jorgenson, ejoyed sewing, quilting at church, Tuesday cards, and coffee with friends, and spending time with children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She and Milton enjoyed their winters in San Benito, Texas.
Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Milton Munk, Dell Rapids; children, Randy (Karen) Munk, Hermosa; Bobby Munk; Candy Munk, California; Sherry Munk, Omaha, Nebraska; and Peggy Munk, Flandreau; thirteen grandchildren; eight, great grandchildren; two sisters in law, Vera Munk and Gail Munk Bares, both of Dell Rapids and a special friend, Ardith Forbes, Dell Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a son Rick, four brothers, and four sisters.