Audrey Syse Fahlberg was born and raised in Blanchardville, Wisconsin, by Norwegian parents. She was married to Willson J. Fahlberg on July 30, 1938—a marriage that lasted seventy-three years. Mother of four children, she has four grandchildren, five great-grandchildren
She attended University of Houston, majoring in communication arts; studying literature, creative writing, editing, and languages. She was initiated a member of Scholastic Honorary Journalism Fraternity Kappa Tau Alpha on May 3, 1966.
Audrey has held membership in Women in Communication (Ladies of the Press), World Association of Women Journalists and Writers (AMMPE), Texas Society of Association Executives, American Advertising Federation, World Trade Club, International Business Committee of Houston Chamber of Commerce, and Traveler’s Century Club (traveled to one hundred fifty countries) and has published her newspaper, Convention Scene Houston, and headed her own corporation for more than thirty years.
She lived in Houston, Texas, where her husband was a professor at Baylor College of Medicine for more than thirty years, and in Del Mar, California, for twenty years.