Obituaries


Audrey Joan Justin
November 12, 1936 - January 7, 2013

Audrey J. Justin (nee Zenk), age 76 of Eagan died of cancer on Monday January 7, 2013. Audrey touched many lives through her courageous spirit, teaching us how to live with grace and humor.
Survived by her children, Julie (Cliff Stockdill), Jane (Steve VanTassel), John (Gail Justin) and Jason (Renae Justin); grandchildren, Ian and Anna Stockdill, Alex Westlind (Natalie), Jeremy and Sam Van Tassel, Joshua, Jenna, Grace, Lillian, Victoria, and Samuel Justin; great-grandchild, Jazmin Westlind; brothers, Bob, Tom, and Karl Zenk; sister Mary Kelly (nee Zenk); and many nephews, nieces, friends and former students. Preceded in death by parents, Edward and Helen Zenk; and husband and best friend Gerald (Jerry) Justin.
Audrey graduated from the College of Saint Teresa in 1958 and held a masters degree from Mankato State University in Elementary Education. She taught at Prior Lake for many years before retiring in 1996.
Audrey influenced thousands of students to pursue their dreams and she mentored younger professionals who became lifelong friends.
Audrey will be remembered for her devotion to family, friends and faith, her generous hospitality, and her incredible organizational abilities. We are heartsick at losing her but know she is reunited with Jerry. Together, they are making a place for us with the Lord.
A Funeral Mass will be held at 11AM on Friday, January 18th at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (1900 E. 6th Street, St. Charles, MN, one mile east of St. Charles on Hwy 14) with the Reverend James Callahan officiating. Friends may call at the church from 9 AM until time of services. Please sign Audrey’s online guestbook and view her video tribute when it becomes available at www.hofffuneral.com.
Memorials may be directed to Audrey’s family. A scholarship in Audrey’s name is being arranged at Prior Lake High School