Born Feb. 19, 1929, to Irwin Todd and Ruby Price Hicken in Heber City. Audrey graduated from Wasatch High School in 1947. She attended Utah State University and Brigham Young University graduating with a Bachelors in Elementary Education from BYU in 1951. She taught Kindergarten in Portland, Oregon, and 2nd Grade in Lehi, before marrying the love of her life Wayne W. Probst of Midway in the Salt Lake Temple in 1953 by Elder Matthew Cowley. A very faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Audrey served in many callings including Stake and Ward Relief Society Presidencies, Young Women and Primary. She served with Wayne as the Mission President over the Pocatello Idaho Mission from 1991-94. Audrey served as an ordinance worker in the Provo Temple for 13 years. She with Wayne were the Honored Citizens for Midway and Grand Marshall for the Wasatch County Fair. Her grandchildren believe she was the best Swiss Bratzeli maker this side of the Provo River.
Mother of five sons who each have a sister: Joe (Marsha) Probst, Midway; Kimball (Susan) Probst, Wellsville; John (Jayne) Probst, Truro, IA; Mark Probst, Midway; Ben (Nannette) Probst, Midway, and Annette (Dan) Swainston, Bakersfield, CA. Grandmother to 19 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She loved her grandchildren and great-grandchildren very much and would never forget to call and send a card to them on their birthdays.
Sister to Glen (Carolee) Hicken, Wayne (Charlene) Hicken, John Robert (Alice) Hicken, Calvin (Joan, deceased) Probst. Audrey is preceded in death by her parents and granddaughter, Sadie. She loved her flower garden, playing the piano and reading a good book. Her friendships and love to numerous nieces and nephews reach over many miles. Her love and kindness to others cannot be surpassed. She will be dearly missed.
A viewing will be held Monday, Aug. 6, from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., at the Fort Midway LDS Chapel, 1102 S. Center St., Midway. Funeral services will be Tuesday, Aug. 7, at 11 a.m., with a viewing from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., at the same location. Interment will be in the Midway City Cemetery.
Condolences may be shared online at www.ProbstFamilyFunerals.com