Audrey June Dancer, 85, of Washington, passed away at 4:30pm Friday, January 17, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Audrey was born June 21, 1934 at home in Washington to the late Alvin and Beulah Attig Menz. She married James H. Dancer on January 22, 1955 in Washington, IL.
Surviving are her husband, James, of Washington; three children, Sam (Kathy) Dancer of South Jacksonville, Becky (Doug) Jacobson of Marquette Heights, and Shari (John) Kopmann of Marthasville, MO; three granddaughters, Jamie, Sara, and Katherine, all of Marthasville, MO; dear friend Alicia Call; in-laws, Linda Menz and JF (Willie) Dancer; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by her son, James “Hank” Dancer, Jr., and her brothers, Gene and Keith Menz.
Audrey was a lifelong Washingtonian, graduating from Washington Community High School. She began working in her dad’s grocery store on the square and loved working with customers in the deli at Lindy’s in her later years. She enjoyed her monthly lunch visits with her cousins and taking care of her cats. Audrey devoted her life to the love and care of her family and especially loved the holidays when everyone could be together.
A graveside service at Glendale Cemetery in Washington will be scheduled at a later date. Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family.
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