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July 9, 2014

Audree J. Wernz Mason, 94; Sellersburg

Audree J. Wernz Mason, 94, Sellersburg, died Tuesday July 8, 2014.

She was born Sept. 20, 1919, in Illinois to the late Stephen Arnold and Mollie Z. See Wernz. She and her husband for more than 62 years Robert, who died in 2002, formerly lived in Terre Haute, for more than 50 years. She was a retired bookkeeper, former member of Our Lady of Perpetual Church, and the L.I.F.T. Widow and Widowers group of Southern Indiana. She loved her family and people. She will be fondly remembered and missed by all who knew her. The family wants to extend a special thanks to the staff at Maple Manor for all the special care and love received and given to Audree.

Survivors include sister, Anita Galofaro and husband, Tony; niece, Julie Moore and husband, Tom; great nieces, Jessie Burnett and husband, Nathan and Claire Galofaro; and great-great niece and nephew, Laine and Vincent Burnett.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a son, Marty L. Mason, a niece, Audree Galofaro and nephew, Samuel Galofaro. 

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany. Visitation for family and friends will continue at DeBaun Funeral Home, Terre Haute, from 2 to  6 p.m. Sunday, with funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday at DeBaun Funeral Home Chapel, with interment to follow in Roselawn Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to Maple Manor Christian Home, 643 W. Utica St., Sellersburg, IN, 47172.

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