William K. Beller Sr.

Jan. 17, 1934 - Nov. 30, 2011

William K. Beller Sr. of Waukesha died Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 77. He was born Jan. 17, 1934, in Waukesha, the son of Albert and Grace (nee Brown) Beller.

He was in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, proudly serving with the 1st Armored Division, 13th Tank Division, and was a forward observer with the 11th Reconnaissance Division. He worked at Alloy Products for 28 years, and was the owner of Billís Restaurant, The Lincoln Pub and Billyís Pub.

He will be sadly missed by his children, Pamela E. Bilodo of Waukesha, Penny L. Tsioutsiopoulos of Greenfield, Wendy C. Beller of Adams County, William K. Beller Jr. of Waukesha and Karalyn G. Beller of North Prairie. He was the dear grandfather of Michael, Dimitrios and Nicholas Tsioutsiopoulos, Ashley Nichole Beller and Alexander and Ethan Bilodo. He is further survived by his sisters and brothers, Ramona Morehouse of Waukesha, Ronald (Mary) Beller of Wautoma, Richard Beller of East Troy, Kathleen (Wayne) Sumpter of Adams, Nancy Person of Bullshoals, Ark., Thomas (Carolyn) Beller of Waukesha, Lynda Beller of Greenfield and Jennifer (Donald) Hibbeln of Trevor; nieces, nephews, great-nieces and -nephews, great-great-nieces and -nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and twin brothers, James and Joseph Beller.

Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. memorial service Saturday, Dec. 10, at Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services with full military honors will follow at St. Josephís Cemetery.

Memorials in Williamís name are appreciated to D.J. Martin American Legion Post 8, P.O. Box 111, Waukesha, WI 53187.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.