Orville Beck of Grafton passed away peacefully on Monday Feb. 9, 2009, at Columbia St. Mary’s Ozaukee Campus at the age of 74.
Orville was born in the town of Grafton on June 23, 1934, to the late Arnold and Louise (nee Kloehn) Beck, and married Elaine (nee Diderrich) on Sept. 22, 1996, at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton.
Orville currently worked for Liesner Soil Inc. for about the last 18 years. He also was a long time active member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton.
Orville is survived by his wife Elaine of Grafton, children; Carol (James) Ahlers of West Bend, Debbie (Scott) Larson of West Bend, Sandy (Joe) Held of Jackson and Bob (Cathy) Beck of Fond du Lac, step-children; Ann (David) Busack of Mequon and Rich (Sharon) Chmielewski of Germantown, grandchildren; Jason, Joseph, Shelby, Jessica, AJ, Kyle & Jillian, step-grandchildren; Adam, Kristin, Eric and Kaylin, great grandchild Mason and a sister Doris (Buddy) Schulteis of Jackson. He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother-in-law Esther and Fred Kempfert. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday Feb. 15 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 701 Washington St. Grafton. Interment will be at the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Sunday from 2 p.m. until time of service.
Memorials to St. Paul Lutheran Church appreciated.
For online condolences please go to www.muellerfuneralhome.com.
Mueller Funeral Home of Grafton assisted the family with arrangements.