Ardys was a teacher at Hampton Public Schools and later McCool Public Schools, where she was the Speech and Drama coach. She thoroughly enjoyed helping and working with kids. She held membership with the Democratic National Party and the National Speech Association. She was a member of the Aurora United Methodist Church. In her free time, she enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and gardening. She was a Husker fan and enjoyed traveling. Most of all, she loved spending time with her family, but especially loved being with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband Jeff of York, son Nicholas Dunsmoor of Hebron, NE, daughter Chelsea (Sharmelle) Rice of York, daughter Annie (Nick) Korth of Newman Grove, nephew Nathan Avers of Stromsburg, NE, grandchildren: CJ, Tori, Logan, and Clifford Rice; McKaylee, Brynlee, and Kyler Korth; Haileigh Moutray; Nathaniel Avers; and great grandchild Ashton Baker. Ardys is also survived by her mother LaDonna Avers of York, brother Larry (Suzanne) Avers of Idaho and sister Audrey (Larry) Mathiesen of Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her father, sister Laurie Avers, and cousin Teresa Demma.
Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 am, Friday, January 14, 2022 at the Aurora Methodist Church in Aurora, NE with the Reverend Mary Scott officiating. Ardys will be cremated following services. Visitation will be held from 1-8 pm on Thursday, with her family greeting friends from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the mortuary in York. Memorials may be directed to the Aurora United Methodist Church. The funeral will be streamed live at www.umcaurora.org.