Audrey E. Bouda

Audrey E. Bouda passed away on Monday, April 15th, in Fort Myers, FL. with family members by her side. "Mickey", as she was known from birth, was born Audrey Eleanore Thompson to Della Deau and James H. H. Thompson, on April 22, 1922, in Blackwell, WI, the youngest of four children. In high school Mickey met fellow student Paul Bouda and they were subsequently married after Paul returned from serving in the army during WWII. They celebrated 64 years of marriage before Paul passed away in 2011. Mickey was a kind, talented, fun-loving, elegant lady. She was a gracious host and entertained many friends in Boca Raton after they moved there in 1978. She is survived by her four children: Brian (Joanne) of Cranberry Township, PA; Betsy Fisher (Bill) of Chico, CA; Michael (Jane) of Jacksonville, FL; and Barbara Schropp (Russ) of Fort Myers, FL, as well as ten grandchildren. She also leaves behind her brother Robert Thompson, sister-in-law BJ Bouda, sister-in-law Clare Ann Nordman (Jim), as well as many other loving relatives and friends. A funeral mass will be held at St. Peter the Fisherman Catholic Church in Two Rivers, WI on Saturday, June 15th, 2013. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation in Mickey's name to help fight the disease that plagued her during the final years of her life.

Published in Sun-Sentinel on May 8, 2013