Audrey C. Rape, age 89, of Lebanon, Ohio passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 11, 1932 to Clifford H. Tekulve and Alice A. Tekulve (nee Ritzert).
She was preceded in death by her husband, Theodore "Ted" F. Rape; daughter, Doreen Stenger; siblings, Charles Tekulve, Richard “Dick” Tekulve, Daniel Tekulve, James “Buddy” Tekulve, and Paul Tekulve; and her parents, Clifford and Alice Tekulve. Audrey is survived by her children, Donna Sharpe, Dianne Rahe, Denise Hammon, Deborah Wilhelm, and Daniel Rape, grandchildren, Sarah Coussett and Christopher Tekulve; step-mother, Agnes "Dolly" Tekulve; and siblings, Janet Ramos, Donna Seaman, Thomas Tekulve; many loving nieces, nephews and a host of other family members and friends.
Audrey was a very kind and loving woman that raised her 6 children as well as half of the neighborhood kids, she adored children. She was extremely talented at sewing, she would sew her children's clothing, made many arts and crafts over the years, selling some of her work to the Busy Bee Consignment Shop. She also enjoyed working in her beautiful gardens at home. She and her husband Ted were avid dancers and won multiple dance awards over the years.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati Inc. c/o Bethesda Foundation, Inc. PO Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263 or online at https://hospiceofcincinnati.org/donate/
Private services will be held for the family.
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