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“Roy, I am sorry for your loss. I'm sure your mother was a fantastic person since you always spoke of her fondly when we worked at Reliable. My...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Bob Reichold - St. Peters, MO

“Dear Roy,John,Joanne,wecontinue to gray that you will sense the precense of the Holy DSpirt to comfort you during these difficult days. Love Aunt...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Loretta & Wally Gilchrist - WI

“Roy, John and family,my deepest condolences to you. You have been in my prayers. Good memories of your mom, the oreo cookies that were kept in...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Scott Gilchrist - Orland Park, IL

“I only met your mother a few times, but I spoke with her many times when she answered the phone at Gilly's house. I always thought she was a very...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: John and Beth Strauss - Oregon, WI

“Audrey's son, Roy, was my college roomate and we've remained friends since. I didn't know Audrey too well, but I remember how passionate a Chicago...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Paul Bauer - Elgin, IL

“Gilly, I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Please know you are in my thoughts. ”
6 of 14 | Posted by: Lois Tritz - Eau Claire, WI

“Oh Gilly, I am so sorry for your loss. It just feels like being punched in the stomach. Getting older is not for wimps. Please be good to...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Brenda Weyer - Sun Prairie, WI

“John, JoAnn and family,We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. I am sure the happy memories you have, will take you...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: John & Luann Nowak - Wausau, WI

“Roy and John,I have known your mother for over 25 years. I was honored to have helped her with her financial matters. She was a wonderful lady who...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: MICHAEL MARTIN - OAK BROOK, IL

“Noreen and I are so sorry for your loss. We had the great pleasure of meeting Audrey when Roy was living in Bloomingdale, IL. We pray that may Lord...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Javaid - Bartlett, IL

“John and JoAnn, You and your whole family have our deepest sympathy.David, Marlene and Dean Seubert ”
11 of 14 | Posted by: Marlene Seubert - Marathon, WI

“My sympathies to all in the immediate family. But lets smile at all the adventures and adaptations in Audrey's life! The youngest of the Cook girls...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Scott Cook - Las Vegas, NV

“We will miss Aunt Audrey. She had a great smile.Love,Bruce & Pamela ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Bruce & Pamela Wallace - IL

“I am so sorry for your loss. I had the great pleasure of meeting Audrey when Roy was at WM. It was also great to get to know Roy and John. What a...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Joan Folwarski - Wausau, WI


Audrey M. Gilchrist81, Rib Mountain, died Monday, June 22, 2009 under the care of Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services at Wellington Place, Rib Mountain.Audrey was born September 16, 1927 in Chicago, Ill., daughter to the late Alex and Minnie (Peterson) Cook. She married Jack Gilchrist in Chicago, Ill. and he preceded her in death in January 1979.In 1967 Jack bought a dairy farm and moved Audrey and the children to Marathon. In 1974 they moved back to Chicago and after Jack's death Audrey went to work for Central Steel and Wire Co. until her retirement.After retirement she enjoyed traveling with family and friends to Alaska, Hawaii, Florida, Germany and Cancun. Among other interests, she enjoyed reading, bird watching and taking walks. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.Survivors include her two sons, Roy Gilchrist of Wausau and John (JoAnn) Gilchrist of Marathon; four grandchildren, Rick (Julia) Brzezinski, Julie (Chris) Klee, Jill (Michael) Arendt and Justin Gilchrist; and three great grandchildren, Nichole Brzezinski, Jessica Brzezinski and Allison Klee.Besides her parents and husband Jack, Audrey was preceded in death by her daughter Gail Wolf, seven sisters and three brothers.Private family services will be held on Friday, June 26, 2009.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services.The family would like to thank the staff at Aspirus Comfort Care and Hospice Services and Wellington Place for their kind and compassionate care of their mother and grandmother.Peterson/Kraemer Funeral Home, Wausau, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.petersonkraemer.com