Age 81 Passed away on December 18 at her home in Roseville, MN, surrounded by family members. Audrey was preceded in death by her husband, Charles J. Welter, D.D.S., her parents, Joseph and Clara Schmitz, and her son-in-law, James Zimmerley. She is survived by her children, Lee Zimmerley of Charlotte, NC, Charles J. Welter (Judy) of Sauk Rapids, MN, Mary Schmolke (Ted) of Coon Rapids, MN, Debra Rakieten (Steven) of Wayzata, MN, and Cheryl Monson (Bill) of Forest Lake, MN; 16 grandchildren, 16 great-grand-children, and many nieces and nephews. Audrey was born in St. Paul, MN, and made a home for her family in Shoreview, MN for more than 40 years. She loved her lake cabin on Leech Lake, and enjoyed her summers golfing with Chuck at Dellwood Hills Country Club. Audrey was Past President of the Minnesota State Dental Auxiliary, and was a former President of Minnesota Catholic Charities. In 1953 Audrey proudly represented The Emporium Department Store as a Princess of the Snows in the St. Paul Winter Carnival. She was employed for many years as a secretary at St. Odilia School in Shoreview. Private interment Fort Snelling Cemetery. A remembrance service will be held 11:00 AM Friday, Dec. 27, with visitation one hour prior to service, all at: www.Washburn-McReavy.com
Coon Rapids Chapel 763-767-1000 1827 Coon Rapids Blvd.