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Audrey L. Hay
Date of Death: April, 20 2018


           Audrey L. Hay, 88, Escanaba, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She was born in Escanaba on August 8, 1929, daughter of the late Edwin and Leona (Haefs) Ettenhofer. On April 19, 1952, Audrey married the love of her life, William Hay, in Escanaba. They celebrated 65 years of marriage before he preceded her in death in 2017.
 
          Audrey proudly raised eight children, caring for their every need. She continued caring for her family until the end. She was an active and devoted member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church where she served as a deacon, on the alter guild, and in the church office for many years. Audrey also enjoyed fishing in Canada, camping, traveling, and talking on the phone.
 
          Audrey is survived by her sons: Rodney “Butch” Goodyear of Peshtigo, WI, Dan Hay of Escanaba, Tom (Darlene) Hay of Gladstone, and  Paul (LuAnn) Hay of Escanaba, daughters: Bonnie (John) Turner of Peshtigo, WI, Lorrie (Kim) Dufour of Chugiak Alaska and Luann (Mike) Cutaiar of Marinette, WI, daughter-in-law: Anita, 15 grandchildren, 26 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
 
          She was preceded in death by her parents, husband: William, son: Steven, granddaughter: Carrie, brothers: Edwin Ettenhofer and John Ettenhofer, and sisters: Barb Young and Virginia Ingebrigtsen.
 
          Visitation for Audrey will be held at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 500 Ogden Ave in Escanaba from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 27, 2017. A celebration of  Audrey Hay's life will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday at church with Rev. Cathy Clark officiating. Friends are invited to join the family for a meal in the church’s Canterbury Hall following the service to share their stories and love for Audrey. Inurnment will take place in St. Stephen's Episcopal Church at a later date.
 
          The Allo Coolman Funeral Homes are assisting the Hay family.
 
          Please visit www.allofh.com to send online condolences to her family.


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  • "Audrey was an amazing lady. She loved life and Our Beloved Jesus. I will miss her presence and carry her in my heart always. Prayers arising for all of you. May The Holy One be with you in your loss. Take care, lauraw "
    -Laura Wood worth

  • "I met Audrey, because of her roommate Loretta, who was a good friend of mine. I have come to know this wonderful caring lady and the great family she raised. Her love was instilled into each one of her children. Every time I would come to visit Loretta, she would say "Bud' you have to meet my friend, she and her own family treat me like I am part of their family." That was who she was, and that is what made her so very special. The way she cared for those all around her. I was hoping to spend more time visiting with her in the future, but I guess she was needed elsewhere. I wonder, if she has found a roommate in Heaven, named Loretta. Thank you Audrey, for having a truly wonderful soul, and sharing it with us. "
    -Bud Lemire

  • "I just want all my brothers and my sister in laws and my sisters and brother in laws to know that I love them all very much. And so does Mike. My children love all their Aunts and Uncles TOO!! I hope and pray we don't fall apart and lose contact with each other. We should all at least get together once a year for a family reunion. Kevin had mentioned, that we should all go camping at "Little Lake". And that sounds like a great idea to me! Just like the good old days!! Think about it and lets do it! Mom and Dad would really like that plan, and they would be there watching over us. With BIG smiles on their faces. Saying "WE DONE GOOD, with our children. And then they would kiss....... "
    -Luann Hay Cutaiar


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