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Audrey Frances (Menzel) Haager

Audrey Frances (Menzel) Haager, 75, Woodstock, died Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock, surrounded by her family.
She was born June 4, 1939, to Herbert W. and Emma M. (Michnick) Menzel in Woodstock.  On April 11, 1959, she married James Frederick Haager at Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock.
She graduated from Woodstock High School in 1957.  In her younger years she worked as a clerk at the Woodstock Dry Goods store.  She also worked at the State Bank of Woodstock in the accounting office.  More recently, she served as a jury commissioner at the McHenry County Courthouse.  
As a member of Grace Lutheran Church, she was active in Naomi Circle and served as the Sunday school superintendent and a member of the Counting Committee.  
She enjoyed watching game shows, knitting and playing cards, especially cribbage and pinochle.  Bird watching, floral arranging, and attending musical theater performances were also some of her favorite pastimes.  She enjoyed spending winters in Florida. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband; two sons, Jim (Laura) Haager and Bob Haager; a daughter, Cindy (Keith) Mellinger; eight grandchildren, Jennifer (David) Crocker, Megan (Steve) Cooper, Emily (Mark) Milbauer, Kimberly Haager, Nathan Haager, Ben Haager, Brett Mellinger and Olivia Mellinger; and two great-grandchildren, Alexis Crocker and Makenna Crocker.
She was preceded in death by her parents.
The visitation and funeral were held Sept. 21 at Grace Lutheran Church. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.
Memorials can be made to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, or to Grace Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were made by Schneider-Leucht-Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home.

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