Audrey Carlson

Audrey Mae Carlson was born April 23, 1940, the daughter of William and Hazel (Harvey) Carlson in Wheaton.  She was baptized and confirmed in Wheaton. She graduated from Wheaton High School in 1958. She continued her education at St. Cloud State, majoring in accounting.

Audrey was united in marriage to Evan ‘Cubby’ Oscarson on March 31, 1962, in Wheaton. They moved to San Bernardino, Calif. in 1963. She moved to San Diego in 1975 and took more accounting classes at Miramar College. She was employed at “A” Company. In 1999, she moved to Granite Falls where she worked in the Auditors office at the Chippewa County Courthouse. She moved to   Granite Falls so she was able to spend more time with her   mother.

Audrey loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed reading, gardening,  knitting and cooking.

Audrey passed away on Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Granite Falls Care Center. She was 81 years of age.

She is survived by her children – Robyn Spikes of San Diego, Rick Oscarson of Granite Falls, Rebecca Vigil of Granite Falls, Nancy (Mike) Metzer of Pensacola, Fla. and Debra Oscarson of  Granite Falls; nine grandchildren – Garrett (Alyssa) Vigil, Christopher Metzer, Jesicca (David) Elgier, Ashley (Efrain Jr.) Rivera, Joshua (Kelsey) Metzer, Chandler Rodriguez, MaCayla Spikes, Sydnee Skjefte and Sylvia Skjefte; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Aus of Granite Falls; and several nieces nephews and extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, John Carlson. 

Posted online on May 10, 2021