Audrey Gentz-Wolf, 1938-2019

Published 1:00 am Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Memorial services for Audrey Gentz-Wolf will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home, 1415 N. Highway 13 in Albert Lea. The Rev. Kent Otterman will officiate. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Wednesday. Online condolences are welcome at

Audrey Gentz-Wolf

Audrey A Gentz-Wolf, 81, of Stewartville, formerly of Albert Lea, passed away Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

Audrey was born Sept. 11, 1938, in Albert Lea to Clifford and Velma (Wright) Nordland. She spent her childhood in Albert Lea.

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On Sept. 9, 1955, she married Jerome Wuerflein. Together they had five children and later divorced. Audrey relocated to Pella, Iowa, where she went to work for Pella Windows. In 1979 she moved to Faribault, where she worked for McQuay Industry until her retirement in 2000. She then moved to Stewartville.

Audrey was a member of the Sheet Metals Union and the Eagles Lodge in Faribault. She was an avid reader and was skilled at embroidery and cross stitching. She enjoyed fishing and boating. Most of all, Audrey loved to spend time with family and friends.

She is survived by her children Clifford (Cindy) Wuerflein, Dawn (Mike) Kaderabek, Jerome (Gwen) Wuerflein and Tammy Wuerflein; daughter-in-law, Janet Wuerflein; grandchildren Shannon (Matt) Wilson, Ryan (Sadie) Wuerflein, Brett (Angie) Wuerflein, Brooke (Travis) McKinny, Adam Kaderabek, Melissa (Gary) Quam, Aaron Wuerflein, Jacob (fiance, Mariah Dodd) Wuerflein and Lucas Wuerflein; great-grandchildren Noah, Evan, Hadleigh, Maximus, Olivia, Ben, Jackson, Kylie, Tucker, Tayler, Zella, Garrison and Clara; brother, Thayne (Becky) Nordland; and many nephews, nieces, other relatives and friends.

Audrey was preceded in death by her parents; sisters Geri Hansen and Connie (Roger) Deml; and son, Milford Wuerflein.

Memorials are preferred to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.