Audley John Nyenhuis

June 7, 1924 - Oct. 2, 2007

Audley J. Nyenhuis, 83, of Oostburg, was born to eternal life at his home Tuesday evening, Oct. 2, 2007. He was born June 7, 1924, in Oostburg, the son of the late Harry and Florence (Lemkuil) Nyenhuis.

Audley graduated from Oostburg High School in 1942 and from Carroll College in Waukesha in 1950. While a student at Carroll, he was inducted into Sigma Phi Epsilon. Audley served in the U.S. Army during World War II from 1942 to 1945. On Feb. 10, 1951, he married the former Audrey Zarnke in Waukesha. Audley was an accountant for Hein Werner in Waukesha for 30 years and then at Allen Bradley/Rockwell International in Milwaukee for 10 years before his retirement in 1989.

Audley was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church in Sheboygan and a past active member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Waukesha. He enjoyed music and singing, golf, bowling and most other sports.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey; two daughters, Lorie (Roy) Hagedorn of Hubertus and Savannah Krause of Brookfield; six grandchildren, Jonna (Trevor) Kahrs, Joshua (Jamie) Hagedorn, Bethany (Joshua) Zima and Steven, Daniel and Samantha Krause; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Nelvie (Ben) Herr of Oostburg; one brother, Richard (LaVerne) Nyenhuis of Oostburg; and two sisters-in-law, Beatrice Nyenhuis of West Allis and Marilyn Hoffman of Snellville, Ga.

Audley was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Duane Nyenhuis, and one sister-in-law, Verla Nyenhuis.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the 11 a.m. victory service Monday, Oct. 8, at the Chapel of the Chimes at Wisconsin Memorial Park in Brookfield, with the Rev. Tim Kuske officiating. Entombment and military honors will take place at Wisconsin Memorial Park. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, at the Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in his memory for Calvary Lutheran Church in Sheboygan.

Wenig Funeral Home in Oostburg, (920) 564-2771, is serving the Nyenhuis family. Online condolences may be sent to wenig@wenigfuneralhome.com.