Audrey Hensley

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Audrey Hensley, 85, Minot, died Sunday, June 26, 2022, in a Minot care facility.

Audrey was born April 17, 1937, in Minot, ND to Perry and Grace (Petersen) Leathes. She attended Minot Public Schools and graduated from Minot High School in 1955. As a young adult, she lived in Burlington, ND and found employment at the local cafés.

Audrey was united in marriage to Carson ‘Bert’ Hensley on July 1, 1964, in Minot. They lived in Burlington as she continued her career in the restaurant industry at Hacienda, Speedway and Charlies Café retiring in 1998 after more than 40 years of service to customers.

Bert passed away on December 18, 2014.

Audrey was a member of Peace Lutheran Church in Burlington. She enjoyed reading, a good crossword puzzle and was an avid bowler. She also enjoyed playing Bingo.  Audrey will be remembered for her quick wit and humor.

Audrey is survived by her children Shelley (Wayne) Semrau, Minot, ND and Mark (Becky) Hensley, Audubon, MN; grandchildren Lindsey Copley (JJ), Fairfax, OK, and Jason (Tara) Copley, Fargo, ND; seven great grandchildren; sister Sandy (Don) Dormanen, Ruso ND; brother Sam (Mavis) Leathes, Colorado Springs, CO; sisters-in-law Amy (James) Roebuck, Jackson, MS and Elizabeth Craven, Collinsville, MS along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Carson ‘Bert’ Hensley, brother Howard, sister Patty Vannett, sisters-in-law Helen Brown, Tommie Seal, and Midy Holt.

A special thank you to the staff at Trinity Homes for the care you provided Audrey over the last 15 years.  Your kindness and compassion provided a home of comfort for her and will always be cherished.

Celebration of Audrey’s Life:  1:30 p.m. Friday, July 1, 2022, at Peace Lutheran Church, Burlington with visitation one hour prior to the start of the service.
Interment: Burlington Township Cemetery, Burlington, ND
Memorials are preferred to Strawberry Lake Improvement Association, Trinity Homes or to the Trinity Health Foundation.


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