Gary E. Beilke

Gary E. Beilke, 55, of Eben, Mich., entered eternal life Friday evening, Nov. 30, 2007, at Marquette General Hospital.

Gary was born on Feb. 10, 1952, in Hartford, to Garhard and Leona (Heopner) Beilke, and spent most of his life living between Michigan and Wiscon-sin.

In July of 2007, Gary settled in Eben to be with his children and grandchildren.

Gary was a truck driver for over 30 years, delivering for many different companies. He retired in 2007 due to health reasons.

Gary enjoyed being with his family and especially his grandchildren. He will be remembered most for his teasing and playing jokes.

Gary is survived by two daughters, Jessica Henderson and Rebecca Edwards (C.J. Custard) both of Eben; four grandchildren, Krysta, Dylan, Cole and Ryan, all of Eben; a brother, Gilbert (Kim) Beilke of West Bend; a sister, Carolyn (Charles) Schalinske of Iron Ridge; a brother-in-law, Fred Landrath of Iron Ridge; special friend, Jackie Hybeurs of Port Washington; and his four-legged companion, JoJo.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Joan Land-rath; and a special friend, Howard West.

Friends may call at the Phillip Funeral Home, 1420 W. Paradise Drive, West Bend, on Thursday, Dec. 6, from 10 a.m. until the time of service at noon.

The Fassbender Funeral Home, Marquette, Mich. is serving the family locally.