Audrey Marlene Jervik

                    February 22, 1933  -  March 14, 2009

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Died: Saturday, March 14, 2009
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Age: 76 years, 22 days

1:00 PM Thursday, March 19, 2009
Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls, SD
Pastor Heidi Binstock, Officiating
Barbara PreLoger, Organist
Congregational Hymn
Here I Am, Lord ~ Amazing Grace
Special Music
Going Home
Jodie Nielsen, Vocalist
It Is Well With My Soul
Milton Eitreim, Vocalist

Forest Hill Cemetery, Canton, SD

Ryan Jervik ~ Travis Jervik ~ Ethan Jervik
Aaron Rekkedahl ~ Steven Eleeson ~ Scott Ulwelling

Audrey Marlene Edmundson, the daughter of Donald and Vernie (Kruse) Edmundson was born February 22, 1933 in Garretson, SD. She graduated from Beaver Creek High School in 1951. Audrey married Kenneth James Eleeson that same year. After Kenneths death in December of 1967, Audrey moved between Minnesota and South Dakota, and also spent a short amount of time in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.

When Audrey settled in Sioux Falls, she met Marvin Jervik. They were united in marriage on February 16, 1980. Marvin passed away on March 30, 2000.

Audrey worked many years at Citibank until her retirement. She also worked at Bethany Lutheran Home, and most recently with H & R Block. Audrey volunteered at Avera McKennan, and also was very active in Our Saviors Lutheran Church where she was a member for over 30 years.

It was important to Audrey that she spend as much time as possible with her grandchildren, such as watching sporting events, attending concerts, and being present at all graduations. Her grandchildren will always remember her for being there for them. Audrey also spent much of her time with her many dear friends. She remembered everyones birthday and loved to celebrate with everyone.

Grateful for having shared her life are her brother, Don Edmundson, Sioux Falls; her children and grandchildren, Joan (David) Wickstrom, Winona, MN, Emily, Shannon, and Laura Wickstrom, Gregg (Angie) Eleeson, Mesquite, TX, Stacy (Scott) Ulwelling, Steven Eleeson, and Megan Eleeson, David (Stephanie) Eleeson, Shakopee, MN, Jared and Krista McCullough, Connie Rekkedahl, Sioux Falls; Aaron and Alissa Rekkedahl and Brandi Kolbrek; her stepchildren and grandchildren, Richard (Cynde) Jervik, Sioux Falls, Kelsey and Meggie Jervik, James (Lauren) Jervik, Colorado Springs, CO, Katherine and Ethan Jervik, Steven (Lisa) Jervik, Sioux Falls, Ryan and Travis Jervik, Kevin Jervik, Sioux Falls, Brad (Jen Fodness) Jervik, Sioux Falls; five great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and many dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Kenneth Eleeson and Marvin Jervik; a brother, Dale Edmundson; a son-in-law, Craig Rekkedahl; and a grandson, Cole Jervik.

The family has requested that memorials be directed to Family Connections or the Our Saviors Lutheran Church Kitchen Fund.

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Born: February 22, 1933

Death: March 14, 2009

This memorial provided by:
George Boom Funeral Home Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls, SD