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Edna M (Kelly) Audi


Edna M (Kelly) Audi, 90, of Divernon, formerly of Gillespie, passed away at St. John’s Hospital, Springfield, on Sunday, May 29, 2022 at 3:45 p.m.

She was born Aug. 30, 1931, in Gillespie, to James Orville Kelly and Celia Dillon Kelly.

She married Donald D. Audi on Aug. 22, 1953 at St. Joseph’s Church in Benld.

She was retired after having been a secretary for the State of Illinois.

Edna was a former member and president of the National Secretary’s Association.

She is survived by her spouse, Donald Audi of Divernon; children, Mark Audi (significant other, Sherrie Kunz) of Pawnee, Diane Audi of Lincoln; grandchildren, Kelli (Chad) Cordani, Becky (Mike) Eimer, Zack (Tracy) Audi, Bill Burg, Joe Audi; great-grandchildren, Trystan, Taylor, Taegun, Coryne, Michael, Ryleigh, Lola, Avary, Cayl, Brandon; siblings, Joe Kelly, Bill Kelly, Jim Kelly, Doris Donaldson, Freida Malloy, Betty Heck, Marjorie Taylor and Mary Lou Jubelt.

Edna was preceded in death by her parents; siblings, John Kelly, Junior Kelly, Arlene Griva and Ellen Clemonds.

Services were held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie.

Burial was at the Benld Cemetery, Benld.

Memorials are suggested to Susan G Komen.

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Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, is in charge of the arrangements.