Trudy Carlton died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. She was 70.

Trudy was born Dec. 4, 1948, in Cook County, Ill.

She worked many years as a secretary at Palos Community Hospital in Illinois before moving to the North Woods.

In 2009, she and her husband, James Carlton, moved to St. Germain, where they lived their dream retirement.

Trudy enjoyed kayaking, snowshoeing and fishing, but most of all sitting on her back porch enjoying the beautiful view of the lake. 

Trudy participated in many clubs including Lady Yakkers in Minocqua, the St. Germain PrimeTimers and the Sayner-St. Germain Fish and Wildlife Club. 

She is survived by her husband, James Carlton; and daughters, Annette Daniel, Jennifer, and Nicole; and four grandchildren, Chloe, Quen­tin, Alex and Owen.

A funeral service was held   Aug. 25, 2019, at Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home in Eagle River, Wis.  

Arrangements by Gaffney-Busha Funeral Home, Eagle River. Online condolences may be expressed at