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Audrie Ilene Rensberry

June 26, 1927 — July 11, 2022


Audrie Ilene Rensberry, 95, of Alpena passed away Monday, July 11, 2022, at Touch of Country.


Audrie Ilene Cochrane was born June 26, 1927, in Flint, Michigan. On October 27, 1945, she married Vernell Rensberry. He preceded her in death on January 2, 2018. Audrie served as Wilson Township Clerk and later worked at Phelps Collins Air Base for 23 years retiring in 1995. She was a member of Huron Shores Fellowship. Audrie enjoyed gardening, reading, birds, and the Detroit Tigers.


Surviving are four children, Judy and Gilbert LaCross, Rev. Duane and Linda Rensberry, David and Sharon Rensberry, Jill Odem; nine grandchildren, Curtiss LaCross, Bradley and Jeanine LaCross, Aaron and Tina LaCross, Dr. Matthew and Erica Rensberry, Marcus and Meredith Rensberry, Dana and Ron Forman, Doug and Meghann Rensberry, Jenna Odem, Colton Odem; 13 great grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren; brother Terry and Beverly Smith.


Audrie was preceded in death by her mother, Clara Smith and fathers, Lee Cochrane and Merville Smith; infant grandson, Alex; great granddaughter, Leah; two brothers, Roger Smith, Ronald Smith; two sisters, Shirley Wallace and Shelby Alexander.


Visitation will take place Friday at Bannan Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. and continue Saturday at Huron Shores Fellowship from 10 a.m. until the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Marlon Smith and Rev. Duane Rensberry officiating.


Interment:  King Settlement Cemetery


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Huron Shores Fellowship or Nicaragua Christian Education Foundation (NiCE Foundation) 1405 Walnut Street, Highland, IL 62249.

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