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Audrey L. (Nilsson) Lindsey

January 7, 1924 ~ May 2, 2020 (age 96)

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Audrey L. Lindsey, 96, of Alpha, Illinois died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Seminary Manor in Galesburg.  Cremation has been accorded.  Private Graveside services will be June 2, 2020 in the Woodhull Cemetery.  A Celebration of Life will be at a later date.  Peterson-Wallin-Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements where memorials may be made to Bethany Lutheran Church, Shriners Hospital For Children or Woodhull Cemetery Association and online condolences can be made at


She was born January 7, 1924 in Wheat Ridge, Co to Anton and Edna Rehn Nilsson.  Audrey moved with her family to Cedar Rapids, Iowa where she attended McKinley High School and attended the University of Iowa nursing school.  On April 29, 1944, she was united in marriage to Gerald H. Lindsey in Rock Island, Illinois.  He died in 2005.


Audrey was employed at Moorman’s Manufacturing for 23½ years, retiring in 1985.


She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church.  She enjoyed reading, cooking, knitting and playing the piano and violin.


Survivors include one daughter, Cheryl Bazsali of Streamwood, IL; one son, David (Cindy) Lindsey of Spruce Pine, NC; 3 grandchildren, Jennifer (Robert) Atkinson of Crystal Lake, IL; Mollie (Tom) Hanlon of Cranford, NJ; Patrick (Kristyn) Lindsey of Las Vegas, NV; 5 great grandchildren: Jake, Ryan and Chloe Atkinson and Wesley and Caleb Lindsey; one brother, Richard (Margaret) Nilsson of Osco, IL; several nieces and nephews and a special cousin, Bonnie Campbell of Galesburg, IL


Her parents, husband, daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Bob Snyder, great grandson, Jackson Lindsey and a brother Glenn (Margaret) Nilsson preceded her in death.

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Family to do services at later date


Bethany Lutheran Church
380 W. 3rd St., Woodhull IL 61490

Shriners Hospitals for Children
2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa FL 33607
Tel: 1-855-401-4987

Woodhull Cemetery
402 W. 5th Avenue, Woodhull IL 61490

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