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Audrey A. Meyer (née Riley), 92

Audrey A. Meyer (née Riley), 92, of Woodstock, went home on June 14, 2022, with her loving family by her side.

She was born in Ferndale, Mich., on March 21, 1930, the daughter of William and Clara (Cardinal) Riley. She married the late George Meyer Jr. on Aug. 1, 1953, in Woodstock.

Audrey was a longtime member at St. Mary Catholic Church and enjoyed helping out with luncheons. She worked at Graf Apsco in Woodstock until they closed their doors. She also volunteered at Resurrection Retreat and Sanctuary until her retirement in 1998. She was an avid Cubs fan. She loved spending time with her family, her dog, and enjoyed taking walks and playing baseball. She will be missed.

She is survived by her daughters, Anita (Frank) Stratman, Audrey (David) Klabunde, and Christine (Steven) Hinderliter; grandchildren, Jason (Denise) Hinderliter, Robyn (Jeremy) Wojcik, Jaimie (Zac) Beatty, Ethan (Christina) Stratman, and Katy (Patrick) O’Brien; great-grandchildren, Tyler, Lauren Hinderliter, Jarren, William, Brady Wojcik, Madison, Riley, Jordan Beatty, Emma, Allison O’Brien, Paige Stratman; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents;, late husband, George; a son, William; and eight siblings, William “Bill” Riley, Donald Riley, Gordon Riley, Jerome Riley, David Riley, Mary McCarthy, Phyllis Vince and Shirley Rose.

Visitation will be Sunday, June 19, 2022, from noon until 3 p.m. at Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home ,1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. Visitation will continue Monday, June 20, 2022, at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock, from 9:30 a.m. until the funeral Mass at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.

For information, contact the Schneider Leucht Merwin Cooney Funeral Home at 815-338-1710 or visit,mwhere friends may leave an on-line condolence message for the family.

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