Nov. 24, 1931 - April 21, 2009
Audrey Houk, 77, passed away Tuesday, April 21, 2009, at her residence in Eagle. She was born Nov. 24, 1931, the daughter of the late Alva and Eva (nee Crowell) Lane.
She was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church in Eagle, the Red Hat Society and the Eagle Historical Society. She was a former bowler on the Wednesday morning league at Jay’s Lanes in Mukwonago and a former member of the Kettle Moraine Riders Snowmobile Club in Eagle. Audrey and her husband, Gerald, were very instrumental in forming the snowmobile club back in the 1960s. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially her summers spent with family up in Black Creek. All her life, Audrey was a compassionate, caring, helpful person to her many relatives and friends, especially her longtime friend Charlotte Kuhl.
Audrey is survived by her children, Christine (Donald) Lang of North Prairie, Dan (Robyn) Houk of Mukwonago, Susan (Pete) Witterholt of Black Creek and Jeff (Karen) Houk of East Troy; grandchildren, Morgan and Jesse Lang, Rachel Houk, Alison (Dan) Schmechel, Cassandra (Michael) Caler, Lindsay (Jason) Ard, Amanda (Justin) Schmidt, Peter (Melissa) Witterholt and Michelle (Eric) Ewald; great-grandchildren, Erica, Michael, Caitlyn, Abigail, Wyatt, Alex, Lane, Ethan and Riley; sister, Opal Laak of Phelps, and twin brother, Arthur Lane of Tennessee; sisters-in-law, Miriam Houk of Mukwonago and Lorraine Lane of Milwaukee; and brother-in-law, Edwin Houk of Aurora, Ill. She is further survived by nieces, nephews and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald, in 2001; six brothers and sisters; and her stepfather, Frank Troemmel.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian burial Saturday, April 25, at St. Theresa Catholic Church, 136 Waukesha Road, Eagle, with the Rev. Dennis Ackeret officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Eagle Emergency Medical Services, 126 E. Main St., Eagle, WI 53119.
Mealy’s Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 594-2442.