Rayner L. Beistle

Lawrence “Tiny” Beistle, 88, of Fond du Lac, passed unexpectedly on Wednesday,
January 24, 2018 at Columbia, St Marys in Mequon. He was born on January 24,
1930 to the late John and Marie (VanBeek) Beistle in Allenton, WI.

Tiny married
Lois Mae Rauh on May 30, 1959 in Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Allenton, WI.

attended Sacred Heart Catholic School in Allenton and then needed to help on
the family dairy farm. He then started his business Beistle Trucking and picked
up milk from farms. Tiny also drove truck for Wilbur Pfeifer and Gordon Poch.
He then changed gears and drove for Diamond F Corporation transporting waste.
Tiny then drove school bus for the School District of Lomira, till his

As Tiny
retired, gardening and woodworking became a passion rather than a hobby. He
lived to tinker with anything mechanical. He enjoyed fishing and taking family
vacations up north and to Florida. He loved spending time with his family,
especially his grandchildren.

Tiny is
survived by his wife of 58 years, Lois; three children, Lyle (Katherine)
Beistle, Karen (Mark) Krueger and Jean Ann Jean-Rene; six grandchildren,
Nicholas and Amanda Beistle, Kelly (Ken) Sarah, Kim Krueger, James and
Fhillicia Jean-Rene; one great-grandchild on the way. He is further survived by
two brothers, Tom (Betty) Beistle and James Beistle; two sisters, Ramona Pfeifer
and Rita Eisenmann; one sister-in-law, Helen Beistle; nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.

Tiny was
preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, John, Howard, Peter (Marlene)
and Paul; one sister, Jeanette (John) Weinberger; two brothers-in-law, Rueben
Pfeifer and Ralph Eisenmann and other relatives.

Visitation:  The family will receive relatives and friends
on Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:45 AM at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church, 200 S. Peters Avenue in Fond du Lac. The Rosary will be said at 8:50 AM
prior to visitation.

Service: A
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated following the visitation at 12:00
Noon. Entombment will be in the Shrine of Rest Mausoleum, Ledgeview Memorial

“The family
thanks Columbia St Mary’s for their care and compassion for Rayner and to the special
family friend, Diane Klink.”

condolences may be found at www.zacherlfuneralhome.com