Lillian A. Beck
Beck, 87, died Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Hospice Home of Hope in Fond du
Lac. She was born in St. Joe, in the town of Marshfield, on Thursday, June 23,
1932, a daughter of Anton and Rosalie (Wehner) Nett. Lillian attended St.
Mary’s Catholic School in Marytown and graduated from New Holstein High School.
On Tuesday, June 12, 1951, she married Owen B. Beck at St. Mary’s Church in
Marytown. He preceded her in death on Monday, September 5, 2016.
enjoyed cooking, baking her famous peanut squares, gardening and listening to
her polka music. She loved playing
cards, especially Sheepshead and enjoyed watching the Brewers and Packers. In
addition to staying home to raise their three children, Lillian worked hard
alongside her husband and son on the family farm in Oakfield. In her later
years she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She was a long-time member of Sons of Zebedee, St. James Catholic Church in
Oakfield and served on the altar society.
survived by her three children, Sherri (Michael) Kelley of DePere, Ronald (Joyce)
Beck of Oakfield and Brenda (Cory) Towne of Eldorado; four grandchildren,
Benjamin Beck, Dustin (Miranda) Beck, Alyssa and Mitchell Towne; three
great-grandchildren, Collin, Logan and Delaney Beck. She is further survived by
her sister, Rose Birschbach; four sisters-in-law, Patricia Stucke, Gladys
(Mike) Buerger, Jeanette (Stan) Joas, and Margaret Beck; and many nieces,
nephews and friends.
preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Owen; her twin sister, Lyla
Karls; two brothers, Donald and Jerome Nett; six brothers-in-law, Eugene
Birschbach, Roger Karls, Ralph Stucke, Jerome, Vincent and Walter Beck; three sisters-in-law,
Florence Nett, Marguerite and Ruth Beck; two nieces Judy Karls and Mary
Birschbach Schmitz; and a nephew, Blaine Buerger.
be held from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Uecker-Witt
Funeral Home, 524 N. Park Ave. in Fond du Lac. The funeral service, as well as
burial in Rosendale Cemetery, will be private.
The family would like
to thank Barb Sullivan and her staff at Tower View Villa of Rosendale, Agnesian
HealthCare, and Hospice Home of Hope for the care they gave Lillian. And a
special thank you to Dr. Kofi Asiamah and Dr. Stephanie Gloud.
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