Audrey Seal


Audrey Jean Seal (Pelland), born on Nov. 24, 1931, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, surrounded by her family.

She was the beloved wife of the late Melvin Seal Jr.; daughter of the late Viola Barnes; sister to Lois Heinzman and Mary Jane Stryczek; dear mother to Linda Poeppel (John, deceased), Pam Retzlaff (Steven), Thomas Seal (Mary), Mary Beth Anzia (Peter), Timothy Seal (deceased), Laura Renfro (Bob), Susan Bozue (Michael), and Courtney Seal.

Audrey had 13 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three stepgranddaughters.

Audrey was a graduate of Messmer Catholic High School in Milwaukee.She received her bachelor of arts degree in business from Cardinal Stritch University when she was 53 years old.

Audrey worked for the National Fluid Power Association as the director of financial services.

Audrey and Melvin raised their children in both Brown Deer and Grafton. They retired to Melbourne, Fla., and remained there until 2009, when they moved to St. Louis.

Audrey had many passions: reading, playing bridge and sheepshead, the Green Bay Packers and time with friends and family. Her deepest passion — and love — were her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Family meant everything to Audrey.

Audrey was a kind and gentle woman who connected with many throughout her life.

A graveside service will be held at St. Catherine’s Cemetery, 8661 N. 76th Place,  Brown Deer, on June 28, 2019, at 1 p.m.

This will be followed by a celebration of her life at the home of Peter and Mary Beth Anzia, 559 Main St., Belgium, from 3 to 6 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, the family invites donations to Audrey’s alma mater, Messmer Catholic High School, 742 W. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53206.



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