Mary Beahm, 80, of Waupun, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at
the Christian Homestead in Waupun.
Mary was born March 4, 1933 in Oshkosh the daughter of
Rudolph and Antonia Loos Poeschl. Mary
was a graduate of Oshkosh High School.
On July 11, 1953 she married Ken Beahm in Oshkosh. The couple resided in Oshkosh for five years
and in 1958 moved to Waupun. Mary was an
active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun and a past member of
the Altar Society. Mary enjoyed her
family and grandchildren, and always opened her home and heart to everyone.
Mary is survived by her and Ken’s children, Paula (Dave)
Derksen of Stevens Point, John (Deb) Beahm of Waupun, Brian Beahm of Madison,
Jane (Al) Watry of Waupun, and Sue Hansen of rural Markesan; nine
grandchildren, Carrie (Jeremy) Baumann, Greg (Erin) Derksen, Mike (Chas) Beahm,
Joe (Naomi) Beahm, Katy (Matt) Babiash, Erin Watry, Jenna, Nicole and Megan
Hansen; 11 great-grandchildren; a brother, Melvin (Jean) Poeschl of Oshkosh;
brother-in-law and sisters-in-law, Don (Louise) Beahm, Pat Poeschl and Marge
Mary was preceded in death by her husband, Ken; a son,
David; an infant son, Michael; a son-in-law, Mike Hansen; four brothers, Herb,
Elmer, Rudy and Tom Poeschl; three sisters, Dorothy Stein, Josephine Potratz,
and Millie Lyons.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, January 14,
2014 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waupun with Rev. Mike
Wild officiating. A private burial will
take place at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Oshkosh.
Friends and relatives of Mary Beahm may call on the family at the
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home in Waupun on Monday from 5-7 p.m. and on Tuesday at
the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. There will be a wake service at 7 p.m. on Monday
following the visitation.
Werner-Harmsen Funeral Home of Waupun and staff are serving
the family. Please visit our website at
www.wernerharmsenfuneralhome.com for further information and to send