Mary ‘Jeanne’ R. Beller
May 30, 1935 — Aug. 16, 2014
Mary “Jeanne” R. Beller of 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 January 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 of Waukesha, James (Ronda) Beller of Texas, John (Sue Zabel) Beller of Reeseville and Margaret (Tim) Thrasher of 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 of Gillett, Richard McGavock of Portland, Ore., and James (Carol) McGavock of Waukesha, and her sister Mildred Kalamen of Waukesha, along with brothers-in-law, sistersin- 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, August 21, from 10:00AM until the time of the 12:00 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 our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.