Audrey K. Scarr

Audrey K. Scarr, 97, passed away peacefully at Edencrest – Riverwoods Assisted Living in Des Moines, Iowa on May 3, 2020.

Audrey was born on May 23, 1922 to Arthur Krogen and Hilda (Graff) Krogen in Crookston, Minnesota. She graduated from Borup High School in Borup, Minnesota. She was a Navy WAVE in 1944-45. In 1946, Audrey married Norman A. Scarr. Audrey worked for Burroughs Corporation and North Dakota State University retired in 1984. Her and Norm then retired to Bella Vista, Arkansas. Following Norm’s death in 2001, she relocated to Moorhead, Minnesota. Audrey was married to Donald Leaf in 2008.

Audrey was a strong and loving mother, sister, aunt, mother-in-law and grandmother. She enjoyed church, sewing, golf, bridge, camping and travel. Audrey loved people and socializing.

Audrey is survived by sons, Gregory (Darline) (Temple, TX); Richard (Pamela) (Des Moines, IA); James (Joy) (Kent, WA); and William (Sarah) (San Diego, CA); 11 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 11 great-great grandchildren; and brother, Roger Krogen (Moorhead, MN).

She was preceded in death by her husband Norman A. Scarr (2001) and Donald Leaf (2011); sister Nadyne (Turnquist) Fournier (2004); sister-in-law Pauline (Bombardier) Krogen (2019); and great granddaughter Brittaney Scarr (2003).

No services are planned prior to interment at Fort Snelling, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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