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Published July 14, 2013, 12:00 AM

Audree Lois Saxerud Corwin

Audree Lois Saxerud Corwin age 78 of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away at 9:30 am October 20, 2012 at Spohn South Hospital in Corpus Christi Texas.

Audree was born July 28, 1934 in Carrington, North Dakota to Hamlin and Mae Saxerud. She grew up in Cooperstown, North Dakota where she attended school graduating from Cooperstown High School in 1952 lettering in baton as well a serving as a life guard in the community. She was united in marriage for 27 years to Richard Corwin on the July 25th 1954 in Cooperstown. They eventually settled in San Manuel, Arizona in 1957 raising two children and resided there until June of 2012. Audree worked for the San Manuel Public School district as an administrative assistant in the superintendent's office for 18 years until her retirement in 1998. She was currently residing with her son Tim (Dorothy) in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Audree Lois Saxerud Corwin

Audree Lois Saxerud Corwin age 78 of Corpus Christi, Texas passed away at 9:30 am October 20, 2012 at Spohn South Hospital in Corpus Christi Texas.

Audree was born July 28, 1934 in Carrington, North Dakota to Hamlin and Mae Saxerud. She grew up in Cooperstown, North Dakota where she attended school graduating from Cooperstown High School in 1952 lettering in baton as well a serving as a life guard in the community. She was united in marriage for 27 years to Richard Corwin on the July 25th 1954 in Cooperstown. They eventually settled in San Manuel, Arizona in 1957 raising two children and resided there until June of 2012. Audree worked for the San Manuel Public School district as an administrative assistant in the superintendent's office for 18 years until her retirement in 1998. She was currently residing with her son Tim (Dorothy) in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Audree's hobbies include knitting, puzzling, furniture restoration and the volunteer work she did at the elementary school reading lab and the public library. She was a member of the San Manuel senior center and her favorite activity was playing the card game of Bridge; she played at both the San Manuel and Oracle senior centers.

Audree is survived by a daughter Tamra of Koloa Hawaii and a son Tim (Dorothy) of Corpus Christi; grandchildren Jamie Cortez (Rodolfo), Mike Pagatpapan, Tim Corwin Jr., Tara Corwin all of Texas, and Nikki of Koloa Hawaii; a brother Morrie (JoAnn) Saxerud of Lisbon North Dakota.; several nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Gerald Saxerud, a sister Marion Radcliff, and a brother Kenneth Saxerud.

Funeral services were held October 27th 2012 at the Cage-Mills Funeral home in Corpus Christi, Texas attended by family with clergy services provided by Pastor Kenny Eiben. Burial will be at the Cemetery in Courtenay, North Dakota at 2:00 PM Friday July 19th, 2013.

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