|Mary "Jeanne" R. Beller|
May 30, 1935-Aug. 16, 2014
Mary “Jeanne” R. Beller, Wautoma, formerly of Waukesha, died unexpectedly on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at the age of 79. She was born in Janesville on May 30, 1935 the daughter of Hugh and Agnes (nee Kehoe) McGavock. She graduated from Catholic Memorial High School and was part of the first graduating class there.
On Jan. 2, 1954 she married Ronald A. Beller; he preceded her in death on April 28, 2014. Mary worked as a seamstress for Sand-Knit where she made professional sports uniforms. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, sewing, watching hummingbirds, was a NASCAR fan, and an avid Dallas Cowboys fan. Most of all she enjoyed being with her family and will always be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend.
She will be sadly missed by her children: Cynthia (William) Hazel, Waukesha; James (Ronda) Beller, Texas; John (Sue Zabel) Beller, Reeseville; and Margaret (Tim) Thrasher, Waukesha. She was the dear grandmother of: Michael (Melody) Hazel, A.J Beller, Shane (Zuzana) Beller, Samantha Beller, Austin Beller, Tyler Thrasher, and Ryan Thrasher; and great-grandmother of: Dalton and Savannah Hazel. She is further survived by her brothers: Hugh Patrick McGavock, Gillett, Richard McGavock, Portland, OR, and James (Carol) McGavock, Waukesha; and her sister: Mildred Kalamen, Waukesha; along with brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her husband, Ronald, and her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother: William McGavock, and sister: Susie Heuer.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. until the time of the Noon funeral Mass at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha. Father Bill Key will preside. Graveside services will follow at Salem Cemetery in Wales.
Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, Crematory and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family.
For further information, please call the funeral home at 262-547-4035 or visit www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.