Audrey Mae DeKeuster, age 99, passed away on Friday, January 25, 2019 at home surrounded by her family. She was born on December 6, 1919 in Racine to Albert and Pauline (Nee:Goebel) Wrixton. Audrey was a lifelong resident of Racine.
She attended Washington Park High School. Audrey married Norbert J. DeKeuster Sr. on May 29, 1943 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Norbert preceded her in death on December 28, 1987. Audrey was a longtime member of St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church. She served as a Girl Scout Leader and Den Mother while raising her children. She enjoyed playing cards, Bingo, and Yahtzee. Above all, she cherished time with her family.
Surviving are her 6 children, Norbert J. DeKeuster Jr., Susan J. DeKeuster, James M. (Ann) DeKeuster, Deborah L. (Lupe) Rodriquez, Paula M. (Ken) Heitmann, Dianne M. Roberts; 10 grandchildren, Jamie (Courtney) DeKeuster, Brian (Nikki) DeKeuster, the late Kevin (Shannon) DeKeuster, Christophor (Ericka) Rodriquez, Tiffany (Daniel) Nelson, Brandon Rodriquez, Michael (Jennifer) Heitmann, Jeremy Heitmann, Lisa (Richard) Lonergan, Stephany Koke; 21 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; other relatives and dear friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson, Kevin; great great grandson, Ezra Williams; and her brother and sister-in-law, Kenneth (Arlene) Wrixton.
There will be a Memorial Mass celebrated on Wednesday February 6, 2019 at 6 p.m. at St. John Nepomuk Catholic Church, which is located at 1903 Green Street. Friends and relatives can meet with the family from 4:30-5:45 p.m.