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Audrey Louise (Bernath) Aldrich

March 20, 1936 ~ October 28, 2017 (age 81)

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     Audrey Louise Aldrich, age 81 of Dimondale, MI, formerly of Ann Arbor and St. Johns passed away Saturday, October 28, 2017 at New Haven Assisted Living, Dimondale, MI.

     There will be no services held at this time.

     Audrey was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 20, 1936, the daughter of John E. and Emma R. (Hempel) Bernath.  Audrey married Elwyn Aldrich on July 7, 1957.  They met while he served in the Army in Pittsburgh.  He passed away on December 8, 2003.    

     Audrey earned a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Michigan University.  She was an archery champion in high school.  She loved the outdoors and camping.  Audrey and Elwyn put together kiddie tractor pulls in many different areas.  Farming was always a big part of her family life.  After retirement they moved back to the farm in Shepardsville.  Audrey played piano at the Methodist Church in Ann Arbor. She was a member of the Shepardsville United Methodist Church, and she resided most of her life in Ann Arbor.

     She is survived by her 3 sons; Glenn Aldrich of Canton, MI, Kenneth Aldrich of Carson City, MI, son David and Melissa Aldrich of Owosso, MI, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brother Edward Bernath of Pittsburgh, PA, and sister-in-law Dorothy Woodworth of Corunna, MI. Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, husband, grandson Michael Aldrich, brother Jack Bernath, and brother-in-law Gordon Woodworth.

     Online condolences can be sent to The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, MI.

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