Audrey Sebold

Alton | Tuesday, December 13 2011

Audrey Sebold, age 87, passed away at 9:15 am on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at Willow Rose Nursing and Rehabilitation in Jerseyville, IL.


She was born on January 12, 1924 in Newark, OH, the daughter of William E. & Edith A. (Winters) Davidson Jr.

She married Jacob B. “Jack” Sebold on June 10, 1946 in Fairmont, West Virginia.  He passed away March 3, 2011.

Audrey was employed and a former member of St. Matthews Catholic Church in Alton as the parish secretary for 17 years, retiring in 1992. After the closing of St. Matthews Catholic Church, she and her husband became members of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Wood River.  She enjoyed her family, bingo and playing cards.

She is survived by two sons, Richard Sebold and his wife, Dorie of Godfrey and David Sebold and his fiancée, Karla Thompson of Alton; one daughter, Susan Schmidt and her husband, Jerry, of Quincy, IL; nine grandchildren, Bernie Sebold and his wife Jen of Alton, Jennifer Spangler and her husband Guy of Brighton, Sean Sebold, Colleen Enderton and her husband Bill, and Kara Sebold, all of Aurora, CO, Leanne and  her husband Lucas Homan of Quincy, Jake Schmidt and his wife Jena of Little Rock, AR, Paige and Sydni Sebold of Alton, thirteen great grandchildren, Hayden, Coleton, Layni, Drew, Alex, Abby, Abigail, Olivia, Jackson, Aubree, Garrick, Kaden and baby homan due in July and several nieces, nephews and cousins. 

In addition to her parents, he was also preceded in death by a son, Michael Sebold in 2006; two brother, Donald F. and William F. Davidson; one sister, Ann Shuler; three infant sisters, June Louise, Nancy Bernyce and Ida Marie Davidson; one niece, Donna Davidson and one nephew, Jeffery Shuler.

In celebration of her life, visitation will be from 4 to 7 pm Friday, December 16, 2011 at Staten-Fine Funeral Home in Alton.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Holy Angels Catholic Church in Wood River with Fr. James Flach celebrant.

Burial will follow at St. Patrick’s Cemetery in Godfrey, Il.

Memorials may be made to the Masses and or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Online condolences and guest book may be found a

Obit Provided By:
Staten, Fine & Burke Funeral Home

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