Audrey (Gavin) Krupich was born October 16, 1931 to Ray and Madonna Gavin in Fargo, North Dakota. She attended St. Anthony’s School, Sacred Heart Academy, NDAC, and graduated from Business College as a stenographer and worked at JC Penny’s Department Store. She married Ron Krupich July 21, 1951, and they had 8 children: 4 boys, 4 girls. While raising her 8 children she worked as an Avon Representative and managed Ron Krupich Mudjacking Company. They were charter members of Nativity Church. Audrey sang in the choir over 20 years and enjoyed her friends. They were always there for each other. She retired from DeLendrices after 25 years. Ronald and his brother Rich who was married to her sister Dolores, and with their 6 children spent many years building a beautiful duplex log cabin in Park Rapids, MN and lived there when they retired. Dolores and Audrey were very close and lived next to each other all their married life so the cousins were very close.
Among many beautiful attributes known by all who have met her, Audrey as a wife, mother, grandmother, auntie, and precious friend to many, had the kindest heart and beautiful giving nature to all she loved and to anyone she met. Her compassion and love in her faith, family, and friends would help her prevail through any hardships to come her way.
She has blessed her children with her strong family values from her “daddy”:
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you”
Audrey was preceded in death by daughter Tonya, son Father Tom, husband Ronald, brother Rodney, sisters Delores and Margaret.
Audrey is survived by sons Tim (Mary), Todd (Brenda), Tony (Mary), and daughters Tammy (Mark), Tracy (Brian), and Tara (Esther); 16 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.