Audrey Sue Gherardini, age 78, of Hoffman, passed away Saturday, December 13, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Funeral services for 78 year-old Audrey Sue Gherardini will be Wednesday, December 17, at 11:00 a.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman. Burial will be in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorials are suggested to Christ Our Rock Lutheran High School or Mater Dei High School. The Moss Funeral Home in Breese is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Gherardini was born October 6, 1936 in Hoffman to Edward and Emma (Eikhoff) Tyberendt; they preceded her in death.
In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by sisters, Gertrude Fark, Norma Lyman, and Irene Burro; brothers, Waldemar “Walt” Tyberendt and Martin “Pete” Tyberendt; brothers-in-law, Edwin Fark, Fritz Lyman, and Dick Burro; and a sister-in-law, Irma Tyberendt.
She married Dwain Gherardini on May 5, 1957 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman; he survives in Hoffman.
Also surviving are daughters, Lisa (Dave) Fuehne of Centralia and Angie Krebs of Breese; 2 grandchildren, Carson and Caitlin Fuehne; a brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Dwight (Becky) Gherardini of Centralia; and many nephews and nieces who loved her dearly.
Audrey was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Hoffman and along with her husband Dwain were the co-owners and operators for over 30 years of Gherardini’s Tavern in Wamac.
She loved to be around family and friends and especially enjoyed the time with her grandchildren whom she was very proud of. She loved her flowers, decorating her house and traveling. She cherished the many friendships she had throughout her life and was always sharing stories of the good time they shared. She was a wonderful wife, mom and grandmother, and was dearly loved and will be missed.
Moss Funeral Home
535 North 5th
Breese, IL 62230