Audrey Kirschbaum, 83, of Granite Falls, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at the Granite Falls Municipal Hospital. Memorial services will be held on Monday, January 22 at 1:00 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Granite Falls. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the church.
Audrey was born on July 1, 1934 in Watertown, SD to Fred and Gida (Groven) Hasner. She grew up near Summit, SD where she attended country school. Audrey was baptized, confirmed and married at Our Saviour's Lutheran Church in Canby. January 12, 1957, she was united in marriage to Darold Kirschbaum and they made their home at Granite Falls. Audrey worked at various jobs including many years at The Valley Supper Club and the 95'' Club in Granite Falls.
Attending Little Crow Water Ski shows, relaxing on the shores of a lake, parades, live music and dancing, baking- including special birthday cakes for her children and grandchildren, going for car rides, sewing - including doll clothes and spending time with family and friends were just a few of her enjoyments. Audrey loved to visit and if in person you had to have a cup of coffee.
Survivors include her husband, Darold; children Susan (Paul) Dunlap of Marshall, Greg (Penny) Kirschbaum of Stafford, VA and Karen Corum (Mike Baack) of Eagan. Grand-children Eryn (Jeremy) Ische of West Union, IA, Alex Dunlap of Marshall, William Kirschbaum, Victoria (Christopher) Moore and Nathan Kirsch-baum of Stafford, VA and Austen, Jackson, Mikailah and Carson Corum of Eagan. Great grandchildren Isabella Rivera and George, Nevaeh and Bentley Moore of Stafford, VA and McKynlee Ische of West Union, IA.
She is also survived by her siblings Freida (Harvey) Kranz, Deloris DiSisto, Shirley Markegard all of Canby and Ralph Hasner of Long Branch, NJ. In-laws Glen (Georgia) Kirschbaum of Topeka, KS and Curtis Kirschbaum of Blooming-ton, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Audrey was preceded in death by her son, Mark in 1981; parents; siblings and their spouses, Dorothy (Wayne) Reed, Dean Hasner, Howard (Louise and Marjorie) Hasner, Clayton (Gladys) Hasner, Lavina (Ray) Saienga; and in-laws, Alden Hanson, Theresa Hasner, Harlan Markegard, Anthony DiSisto, Rudolph Tuve, Benita Kirschbaum, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Arrangements are with the Wing-Bain Funeral Home of Granite Falls.