Obit: Beil, Joseph
(1867 - 1940)
Surnames: Beil, Hiebsch, Hessel,, Hoard, Brady, Bauer, Dietsche, Feala, Nagel, Schefsick, Wiese
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wisconsin) 11/28/1940
Beil, Joseph (18 Aug. 1867 - 26 Nov. 1940)
Funeral services for Joe Beil who died very unexpectedly at his home Tuesday afternoon will be held at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, Friday morning at nine o’clock. The Rev. C. D. Brady will sing the requiem high mass. Internment will follow in the Abbotsford cemetery.
The pallbearers will be Leo Bauer, Fred Dietsche, Ed Feala, William Nagel, John Schefsick and Frank Wiese.
Joseph Beil was born in Tyssa, Bohemia, August 18, 1867. He came to America in 1883 and settled in Taylor County, Town of Little Black.
On Nov. 20, 1893 he was united in marriage to Miss Anna Hiebsch, Taylor County, in the Catholic church at Medford. To them were born three sons and one daughter, all of whom are living.
While in Little Black Mr. Beil served many terms as clerk of the school board.
In 1913 the family moved to Deer Creek and remained there until 1919 when he retired and moved to Abbotsford to the place now occupied by the Paul Hessel family.
About seven years later they moved to their home on Second Street.
Mr. Beil has been in good health and has been assisting his son, Bill, on his farm near Dorchester, Wis. In the spring he had had a short illness from which he recovered. Tuesday afternoon while sitting at his home he was suddenly stricken and died about 5:30 o’clock.
He is survived by his widow; four children, Henry at Westboro, Frank, Abbotsford, Bill, Dorchester and Esther, Mrs. Kenneth Hoard, Mosinee.
There are seven grandchildren, Patricia, Billy, Genevieve and Benny Beil, Abbotsford; Jean, Joan and Kenneth Hoard, Mosinee.
His only sister preceded him in death at Belgrade, Minn., in 1920.
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