Audrey Louise (Esterley) Jarosh

October 2, 1933 ~ July 9, 2021 (age 87)


JAROSH, Audrey L. (nee Esterley), age 87 of Wayzata, passed July 9, 2021 at Methodist Hospital, surrounded by family. Born Oct. 2, 1933 to Louise (nee Capistrant) & Clarence Esterley in Mpls, MN.

Raised in SE Mpls; graduate of St Margaret’s Academy. She enjoyed reading, music, dance, & theater. Moved with husband to Wayzata in 1960, raised 4 daughters. She loved working with children; was active in St. Bartholomew Parish school volunteering, managing libraries & bookfairs, running history & reading programs, helping with plays, concerts, & more. She chaperoned numerous outings to symphonies, plays, history sites & museums, parks & amusement venues. After St Bart’s, she worked the counter at Wayzata Home Laundry, cheerfully greeting people for over 20 years, retiring at 81.

Preceded in death by loving husband, Richard Jarosh; sister, Elayne McGrail. Survived by daughters, Ann Jarosh, Joan Jarosh, Paula Romportl & husband Joseph, Lisa Jarosh; sister, Carol Esterley Ruff; brother-in-law, Frank McGrail; many cherished cousins, nieces & nephews. She valued her friends and neighbors.

Thanks & blessings to all healthcare providers who cared for Audrey while at Methodist Hospital, Interlude West Health, & Chapel View Care Center during the last few years. She appreciated all!

Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 a.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021, at the Church of St. Bartholomew, 630 Wayzata Boulevard East, Wayzata. Visitation 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at David Lee Funeral Home, 1220 East Wayzata Boulevard, Wayzata and one hour prior to Mass at church. Interment Summit Park Cemetery, Wayzata. Memorials to donor’s choice.

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July 21, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
David Lee Funeral Chapel
1220 East Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN 55391

Mass of Christian Burial
July 22, 2021

11:00 AM
The Church of Saint Bartholomew
630 East Wayzata Blvd
Wayzata, MN 55391

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