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Audrey Louise Hess of Elmhurst, Illinois, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 15, 2015, at Brighton Gardens Assisted Living in St. Charles, at the age of 88. Audrey was born in Chicago, Illinois, to Palmer and Mary Hess on February 28, 1927. She attended Austin Community Academy High School in Chicago and later moved to Elmhurst with her family. Audrey was a department supervisor United States Fidelity and Guaranty Insurance Company (USF&G) for 39 years. A loyal Chicago Cubs fan her entire life, Audrey always had her radio tuned to WGN for the latest updates on news and ballgames. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends, whom she loved dearly. Audrey is survived by her nieces Deborah (Richard) Quianthy, Cheryl (Michael) Ericksen, and Linda Hefferin; her great-nieces Melissa (Brian) Berquist, Tina (Tobey) Wilson, and Denise (Cavin) McKinley, and great-nephew Ryan (Vicki) Ericksen; and her great-great nieces and nephews Allison and Evan Wilson, Marguerite and Anabelle Berquist, and Olivia Ericksen. She was proceeded in death by her nephews, Stephen and Thomas Hefferin; and her sister, Barbara Hefferin. A memorial service will be held at the Pedersen Ryberg Mortuary in Elmhurst on Saturday, September 19, 2015, with a visitation at 11a.m. immediately followed by a memorial service at noon. In lieu of flowers, her family asks that donations be made to Harbor Lights Hospice in Glen Ellyn (or at, who provided loving care to Audrey in the final weeks of her life.