Audrey Atkinson, 93, of Peoria, IL went to Heaven at 2:44 am, Saturday, March 26, 2022, at her son's home in Bartonville IL.
She was born on September 19, 1928, in St. Louis, MO, the daughter of Arthur and Estelle (Allas) Sieveking. She married Henry E Mooney Jr. in 1947 and later married the love of her life, Edward Atkinson. Both Henry and Edward preceded her in death as well as one daughter Kate Rudebeck, one son-in-law Tony Rudebeck, one stepson Bruce Atkinson, one brother Marvin Sieveking and one sister June Heintz.
Surviving are three daughters Patricia Peak of Ft. Meyers, FL, Susan Sutton of St Louis, MO, and Katherine (John) Auble V of Peveley, MO, and one son Terry (Leslie) Mooney of Bartonville IL. Also surviving are her sister, Janet (Al) Kinkeade, 11 grandchildren - Amanda Atkinson, Scott (Maureen) Rudebeck, Joe (Jen) Rudebeck, Nathan (Elisha) Sutton, Terry (Brooke) Mooney Jr., Jennifer (Dario) Lamberti, Rebecca (Aaron) Rowe, David (Veerle) Mooney, Margaret (Mike) Feldhaus, John (Karli) Auble VI, Jacob Auble, 19 great grandchildren and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Audrey was blessed to have a second family in Baltimore, MD through her marriage to Ned Atkinson. The surviving family members include Mike (Cindy) Atkinson, Chris Atkinson, Barbara (Jeff) Williams, Mark (Cathy) Atkinson as well as seven step- grandchildren and 11 step-great grandchildren.
Audrey was a long-time member of Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria. She loved traveling, family parties, and a good game of cards with friends.
The family would also like to thank the OSF Hospice Care team for their excellent care and support during her final days.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Karl Eckhoff will officiate a celebration of life service at noon Saturday, April 2, 2022, at Christ Lutheran Church in Peoria, IL. The visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Christ Lutheran School. Affordable Funeral & Cremation Services, Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. To share a memory or send a condolence to her family, visit www.peoriafuneral.com.
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