Patricia H. Wilcox (nee Beam)

Patricia H. Wilcox (nee Beam), a longtime Beaver Lake resident, passed away after a lengthy illness at age 71.

Pat is survived by her children, James A. Evert of Waukesha, Gerald M. Wilcox of Whitewater, Patricia A. Petretti of San Marcos, Calif., and Kevin (Tammi) Evert of St. Paul, Minn.; her grandchildren, Michael P. Wilcox, Steve Petretti, Brianna Petretti, Tamara Evert and Bradley Evert; and her sisters, Pam (Paul) Keenan and Roberta "Bobbin" (Peter) Kraeger. She is further survived by her great friend, Gerald W. Wilcox of Waukesha, and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Barbara Barquist and Phyllis Beam, and her parents, Dr. Herbert and Catherine (nee Burke) Beam, longtime Beaver Lake residents.

A special thanks to the caring staff at Waukesha Memorial Hospital and Heartland Health Care Center.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, at St. Charles Cemetery, Hill Street, Hartland (one block east of the intersection of East Capitol Drive and Cottonwood Avenue). Please meet at the cemetery.

Evert-Luko Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 367-2156 or visit online at www.evertlukofuneralhome.com.