Thursday, December 18, 2008

Obituary: Audrey M. (Wagner) Neerland - Class of 1947

MADISON - Audrey M. Neerland, age 79, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008, at her home, in the presence of her husband. She was born on Oct. 1, 1929, the daughter of Herbert C. and Ora (McCartie) Wagner. Audrey married Eugene "Ted" Neerland on Oct. 23, 1954, in Madison. A native of Madison, she graduated from Central High School in 1947. Audrey retired from Gilson Medical Electronics in Middleton, where she was a secretary. She was an avid baseball fan, and also enjoyed the Badgers and bowling. Audrey is survived by her husband, Eugene "Ted" Neerland; and her brother, Derry (Joan) Wagner. She leaves behind many nieces and nephews. Audrey was preceded in death by her parents; and her beloved dog, Tina. A memorial visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2008, from 11 a.m until 1 p.m Inurnment will be at Roselawn Memorial Park. Memorials may be made to the Dane County Humane Society. Gunderson East Funeral and Cremation Centers 5203 Monona Drive (608) 221-5420

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on December 18, 2008

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