Beverly Niesl, 80

Beverly Niesl of Grafton was united with her loving husband, Gerald, in Heaven on Jan. 3, 2013, at the age of 80.

Beverly was born in Milwaukee on June 4, 1932, the daughter of Joseph and Alice (nee Rittmann) Schmidt, who both preceded her in death. On Sept. 5, 1953, Beverly was married to Gerald Niesl at Cross Lutheran Church in Milwaukee. He preceded her in death.

Beverly was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and the St. Paul Quilters and enjoyed volunteering at the church whenever she could.

Beverly enjoyed going to the Grafton Senior Center where she played many card games, especially sheepshead. She also enjoyed knitting.

Beverly is survived by her children, Mark Niesl of Grafton and Lynda (Daniel) Christl of West Bend; grandchildren, Danielle and Scott Christl, both of West Bend; brother, Allen (Susan) Schmidt of Brookfield; special friend, Darlene Schoessow of Grafton; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A funeral service will be held today, Jan. 8, 2013, at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Grafton. Visitation will be at the church today from 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Memorials to St. Paul Quilters are appreciated.

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Mueller Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family.