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Audrey Northup Bryant
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Birth: Apr. 8, 1920
Death: May 25, 2011

Audrey Bryant, age 91, of Denison, Iowa, and formerly of Battle Creek, Iowa, died Wednesday, May 25, 2011, at Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Funeral services were held. Tuesday, May 31, 2011, at Christensen-Huffman Funeral Home in Ida Grove, Iowa, with Pastor Brian Rihner officiating. Burial was in Mount Hope Cemetery, Battle Creek.

Born April 8, 1920, on a farm near Nodaway, Iowa, Audrey Iris Bryant was the daughter of Ralph and Edith (Palmer) Northup. She grew up and received her education in Nodaway, where she graduated from high school in 1938.

On April 24, 1938, Audrey was united in marriage to Ralph Lyman Bryant. The couple was blessed with three children, Sherman, Kenneth, and Elaine. They lived in Villisca, Iowa, and several other Iowa towns until purchasing a grocery store in Battle Creek, Iowa. They owned and operated Ralph's Clover Farm until retiring in the early '90's. In 2003, Audrey became a resident of Eventide Lutheran Home in Denison.

Audrey had many hobbies and interests, including sewing, gardening, playing cards, cooking, needlepoint, and crafting of all kinds. She took great pride in her lawn and flowers, tending them meticulously.

Survivors include two children and their spouses, Sherman and Carolyn Bryant, and Elaine and Jim Gunderson, all of Denison; 11 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.

Audrey was preceded in death by her husband; a son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and Georgena Bryant; her parents; two grandsons, Rick and James; two brothers, Paul Northup and Tharold Northup; and two sisters, Cleao Larson and Leola O'Riley.
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  Ralph L. Bryant (1916 - 1993)*
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Mount Hope Cemetery
Battle Creek
Ida County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Conley Wolterman
Record added: May 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 70511249
Audrey <i>Northup</i> Bryant
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