Audrey J. Racek, age 81, passed away on Friday, December 15, 2017 at her home. She was born on September 30, 1936, in Madison, the daughter of Edward and Lillian (Angus) Kroneman. She was a 1954 graduate of Madison East High School. After graduation she worked for the State of Wisconsin and Dane County. On July 25, 1959 Audrey married Clifford Racek who preceded her in death on December 27, 1975. Audrey has fought diabetes since 1954 and all the complications that came with. She was fortunate to be able to stay home to live out her life with the help of wonderful caregivers, “Team Audrey”, the tremendous support from her neighbors and especially from a special lady, Judy Eveland, who was her live in caregiver since 2014.
Audrey is survived by her daughter, Linda Brockmann (Peter Acker) of Black Earth and many other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband, Clifford Racek, she is preceded in death by her parents, a son Gary and two infant boys.
A Life Celebration for Audrey will be held at GUNDERSON WEST FUNERAL & CREMATION CARE, 7435 University Ave., Middleton on Thursday, December 21, 2017 beginning at 3 PM with a brief prayer at 5 PM where fellowship and snacks will follow. Private burial will be at Medina Cemetery, Marshall. Memorials may be made to St. John Church, UW Hospital Research on Diabetes, Heart and Eye Disease, or to SSM Health at home. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.Gunderson WestFuneral & Cremation Care7435 University Avenue(608)831-6761