Audrey Francis McGrath 79, of Sleepy Eye, died on Sept. 14, 2018

Audrey Francis McGrath 79, of Sleepy Eye, formerly of Fisher, N.D., died on Sept. 14, 2018, at Sleepy Eye Care Center. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye. Service will be held at Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye Chapel, on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 at 1 p.m. The clergy will be Father Andy Michels. Interment will be at Belleview Cemetery in Larimore, North Dakota,Wednesday, Sept. 19th. Arrangements are with Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye. On line condolences may be left for the family at www.sturmfh.com.

Audrey Francis McGrath was born on Jan. 5, 1939 in Crookston, the daughter of Maurice and Olga (Dahl) Oliver. She grew up and attended school in Crookston. After her schooling she married Donald McGrath in Larimore, N.D. The couple lived and farmed near Fisher, N.D. Audrey also worked at Pillsbury, American Crystal Sugar and the American Inn. She enjoyed crafts and flower gardening and especially her grandchildren.

Audrey is survived by her children: Mike (Margaret) McGrath of Lawrenceville, Ga., Monica (Dean) Christiansen of Sleepy Eye and Carmen (Alan) Brule of Crookston; Nine grandchildren, Twelve great-grandchildren, siblings: Nancy Lanctot of Crookston, Art (Bonnie) Oliver of Black River, Wiz., and Joyce (Richard) Dukelow of Markesan, Wis. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; son, Cory; grandson, Christopher Vidden; and brother, Maurice.