Audrey Protheroe, age 79, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2012, at Theda Clark Hospital in Neenah. Audrey was born on April 16, 1933, daughter of the late William and Dorothy Miller. She graduated from Oshkosh High School and on November 28, 1958, Audrey married Thomas Protheroe in Oshkosh; Thomas passed in December of 2011. Tom and Audrey spent 53 years together and raised four children. When her children entered High School, Audrey entered the work force at Ling packaging and later Printron. Audrey enjoyed cooking and baking, but above all cherished being the care taker of her family.
Survivors include her four children; Scott Protheroe of Neenah, Lori (Dean) Van Asten of Waupaca, Kathy Protheroe of Butte de Morts and Jan Protheroe of Wild Rose; Her grandchildren: Jessica, William, Christopher, Rachel, Michelle, Joel, Sara, and Eli; her great-grandchildren: Ella, Emily, Blake, Chase, and Irelynn. She is preceded in death by her parents and her husband Thomas.
A memorial service for Audrey will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the funeral home chapel at 3212 S. Oneida Street Menasha, with Rev. Judy Deckert officiating. Friends may call directly at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 AM until the time of service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wichmannfargo.com.
The family would like to thank all of Audrey's neighbors for their love and friendship throughout the past 40 years.