WAUKESHA

Audrey P. DeSantis (nee Barber)

Dec. 10, 1917 - Aug. 14, 2009

Audrey P. DeSantis (nee Barber), 91, passed away peacefully Friday, Aug. 14, 2009, at Waukesha Springs. She was born Dec. 10, 1917, in Lone Rock, to Lawrence and Frieda (nee Leonard) Barber.

She was united in marriage to John "Chet" DeSantis on Jan. 2, 1938.

She was a lab technician for Waukesha County for 40 years. She was an avid golfer and loved the Packers, playing cards with her friends and spending time at home with her family.

She is survived by her son-in-law, Ken Siemers of Waukesha; five grandchildren, Corky (Mike) Asby of Eagle, Greg (Sharon) Dixon of Eagle, Mike Dixon of New Berlin, Jeff (Linda) Dixon of Muskego and Robert "Bobby" (Tami) Dixon of Caldwell; three step-grandchildren Kevin Siemers of Manitowoc, Kim Siemers of Plymouth and Kari Abitz of West Allis; 18 great-grandchildren, Bryan, John, James and Mary Asby, Grant and Emily Dixon, Adam and Brandon Dixon, Allyse Dixon, Valeri Balistreri, Greyson and Marlo Dixon, Nathan, Tyler and Megan SIemers, Nicholas Siemers, Christina Abitz and Heather Manning; two great-great-grandchildren, Kolton Siemers and Natalie Siemers; and one brother, Eldon Schultz of Ixonia. She is also survived by many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, John "Chet" DeSantis; daughter, Sharon "Sheri" Siemers; and seven siblings.

Private family services will be held.

Church and Chapel Ritter-Larsen Bros. Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 786-8030 or visit www.churchandchapel.com to view the online obituary or leave condolences.