LACONIA — Audrey A. Ekberg, 80, of Laconia, died Friday, January 17, 2014 at the Genesis Center in Laconia following a period of failing health. She was born in Hackensack, NJ, November 21, 1933, daughter of Edward and Doris (Young) Hauck. Audrey spent her youth in Hillsdale, NJ and schooled at Park Ridge High School, NJ. Following high school she attended the Wood Secretarial School in NYC. She was employed for over 7 years as an administrative assistant at NBC in New York City. She moved from Westwood, NJ to Belmont, NH in 1969. She worked as a secretary to the principal at Belmont High School, Belmont NH prior to retirement. Over the years she served as treasurer to many Lakes Region organizations. She and her husband moved to the Taylor Community in Laconia in 2012. She especially enjoyed her involvement and membership with the Lakes Region Red Hat Society and was a charter member of the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Laconia.
Audrey leaves, her husband of 56 years, William G. Ekberg of Laconia; sons Karl W. Ekberg and spouse, Karen of Mt Rest NC, Mark C. Ekberg and spouse, Laurie of Belmont; daughter Kristina Lynn Hall and spouse Todd of Central SC; grandchildren Alyssa Guptil, Joshua Guptil, Charlotte Ekberg and Georgia Ekberg; brother Edward Hauck and spouse Mary of Woodcliff Lake, NJ; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, January 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home, Franklin-Tilton Road in Tilton. A committal service will be held at 3 p.m. on Thursday, January 23 in the chapel of the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 D. W. Highway, Boscawen, NH 03303.
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