Audrey A. Gehlbach, 87, Corydon, died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2006, at Harrison Health and Rehabilitation Centre in Corydon.
A native of Harrison County, born March 12, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Lafe L. and Elsie Cline Amy.
She was a 1937 graduate of New Amsterdam School, where she was a member of the girls basketball team; an organizer and supervisor of the school lunch room at New Middletown Elementary School; organizer and leader of the Busy Beavers 4-H Club for more than 20 years, and a member of New Middletown Home Economics Club and Pfrimmer’s Chapel United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Chapel Belles.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clifford Gehlbach; four brothers, Benjamin, Dudley, Sidney and John Amy, and seven sisters, Carol Dean, Della Funk, Ambrosia Hughes, Corrine Pankaskie, Peggy James, and Lily and Dixie Jenice Amy.
Survivors include two sons, Arthur L. Gehlbach of Jenson Beach, Fla., and Richard A. Gehlbach of Westfield; a daughter, Carol Travis of Mulberry; four sisters, Inez Russell of Carmel, Alice Harvey of Danville, Lorraine Nichols of Rockport and Jean Sieg of Corydon; nine grandchildren, and a great-grandson.
Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 25, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Pfrimmer’s Chapel Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Tim Johnson.
Pallbearers: Adam, Daniel, Marc, Eric, David, Teresa and Amy Gehlbach, and Michael and Jennifer Travis.
The family suggests memorial gifts to her church.