J. Audrey Ege, age 92, of Council Bluffs, IA., went home to be with The Lord, on November 5, 2017. Audrey was born, November 13, 1924, in Beloit, Wisc., to the late Robert W. and Marie Carlson.
After graduating high school she went on to graduate from Nursing School in St. Paul, MN. After the war, Audrey was united in marriage to Wilber Edward Ege, on September 21, 1946. To this union Robert, Marilyn, Edward and John were born. The Ege’s moved to Council Bluffs in 1955, and Audrey worked as a Registered Nurse for over 26 years at Mercy Hospital.
She was a member of Corpus Christi Parish and worked as a volunteer at the Red Cross for over 25 years, and was also a poll worker during the elections.
Audrey is preceded in death by her parents, mother- in- law and father-in-law, Edna and Fred Ege; her husband Wilber, of 58 years, daughter Marilyn and granddaughter Beth Mosley.
Survivors include sons Robert and wife DeAnn, Edward and wife Karen, all of Columbia, Missouri, John and wife Glenda, of Omaha.; grandchildren Andrew, Patrick, Luke and Joseph Ege, Callista Bond and husband Brandon; great-grandchildren Jake Mosley and Damien Bond; sister Geraldine “Gerri” Bergstrom of Alaska; nieces Nancy, Carol and Jeanette; nephew Alan.
Recitation of the Rosary Friday, November 17, 2017, at 6:00 p.m. followed by visitation with the family until 8:00 p.m., at Cutler-O’Neill-Meyer-Woodring Bayliss Park Chapel.
Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, November 18, 2017, at 11:30 a.m., at Corpus Christi-Holy Family Church, all in Council Bluffs, IA.
Audrey will be laid to rest with husband Wilber at St. Joseph Cemetery, followed by a luncheon at the Walnut Hill Reception Center. Memorials are suggested to the Red Cross or a charity of your choice.