Audrey (Simon) Carlson



Audrey (Simon) Carlson, a longtime resident of Waukesha County, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010, at the age of 69. 


She was the beloved daughter of Vivian and the late Roy Carlson Sr. and the dear sister of Jeanne (Ben) Morgan and Roy Carlson. 


She was preceded to heaven by her brother, Phillip Carlson, and sister, Erva Carlson Schmidt. 


Audrey was married to the late Earl J. Simon for 18 years and is lovingly survived by his children, Carole (Cliff) Wolf, Judith (John) Vetta, Diane (John) Keidel, Janet (Hank) Bacich, the late Mariel (the late Norman) Prondzinski, Annette (Jim) Tatman, Joan (Tom) Miller, Earl John (Debie Hankel), Donald and Ronald Simon; 26 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. She will also remembered by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.


Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral services Thursday, Jan. 28, at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 W. North Ave., Brookfield.  A reception will follow at the funeral home. Private family graveside services will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Elm Grove. 


In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Salvation Army of Waukesha would be appreciated. A special thank you to the staff of Froedtert Hospital.


Audrey was a deputy clerk for 16 years and also served Waukesha County as county clerk for 14 years. She retired in 1989. Audrey enjoyed gardening, coin collecting, reading and the large family she married into.   


Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 782-5330, is serving the family. Sympathy expressions can be sent to