ARLEE — Audi (Audrey Ann) Moran, 66, passed away due to injuries sustained in an automobile accident at mile marker 43, Highway 93, Charlo, on June 24, 2019. Audi was born on Oct. 5, 1952, in Shurz, Nevada; she was raised in Gardnerville, Nevada, and attended schools in Douglas County, Nevada. Audi married the love of her life, E.T. “Bud” Moran, on April 18, 1979. On May 5, 1995, they renewed their vows in the Catholic Church.
Audi worked for S & K Technologies for the last 19 years as a human resource manager, where she enjoyed her job as much as her co-workers enjoyed her. Audi loved spending time with her family, watching her grandbabies dance, play sports, and grow. She enjoyed riding in the mountains and taking camping trips with her loving husband and family. Audi was a member of the Immaculate Conception Congregation in Polson; her faith was very important to her and she enjoyed making Cursillos. In her younger years, she loved playing softball, golfing, bowling, and was very proud to show off her basketball skills. Audi was a devoted wife, mother, grandma (“Mei Mei” “Gammie”), friend, comforter to all, and will be greatly missed. Audi was a proud member of the Washo Tribe of Nevada/ California.
Audi was preceded in death by her father, Ivan; her mother, Margaret; her brother, Butch; her grandmother, Mable; her grandfather, Roma; her uncle Kenny; her nephews, Dion, Scout, Bam, and Richard; her mother-in-law, Alice; her father-in-law, Ernie; her brother/sister-in-law Joe and Marilyn; her special daughter-in-law, Lynn; her daughter, Correna; her granddaughters, Tiffany and Azeria; and her friend and prayer partner, Francie Dailey.
She is survived by her dear husband of 40 years, E.T. “Bud”; her daughters, Arlene (Shawn), Vicki, Mandy, Jackie; her sons, Billy (Lori), Buddy (Jodi), Ernie, Lawrence Kenmille and family; her sisters, Ann, Joyce (Tim), and Janet; her brothers, Fredric (Vicki) and David; her uncles, Steve and Alfred; her sisters in-law, Sarah (Chuck), and Karen; her brotherin- law, Mike ( Evelyn); her grandbabies, Tyrone, Schalye, Khierani, Alyonna, Alyssa, Cole, Karis, Skylar, Austin (Courtney), Alex (Noelle), Ershaunda (Shaun), Dylan, Larry (Randy), Dustin, Kodee (Jacob), Bella; and her great-grandchildren, Blake, Inslee, Zaylee, Tuf and Dream. She also leaves behind many nieces and nephews, she loved dearly. Family was everything to Audi. We apologize if we forgot anyone.
A wake began Tuesday at the Arlee Community Center with a Rosary held on Wednesday, June 26, at 8 p.m. followed by Mass on Thursday, June 27, at 11 a.m. Audi was cremated after Mass and buried at 7 p.m.