Beatrice Neill, 89


Beatrice Neill (nee Ward) passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013, at the age of 89 years. Beatrice was born on Sept. 20, 1923, in Noxie, Okla., to John and Ruby (nee Hugaboom) Ward. She was educated in the Wann, Okla. school system. She married Allen Edward Neill on March 15, 1943, in Oklahoma. Beatrice worked at Boeing Aircraft for several years before becoming a homemaker.

Beatrice is survived by her daughters LaDonna Neill of Sheboygan and Linda (Clarence) Maas of Cascade; sons Eddie (Linda) Neill of Richfield and Gregory (Brenda) Neill of West Bend; grandchildren Tanya Stater, Stephanie Bird, Barry Maas, Lance Maas, Robert Maas, Christina Dakis, Brian Neill, Chad Neill, Jeffrey Neill, and Ross Neill; and 11 great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her half brothers Dean Roberts of Kansas and Allen (Kathy) Roberts of Oklahoma, half sisters Zella (Roy) Olson of Indiana and Betty Paul of Missouri, and many nieces, nephews, relatives and dear friends. Beatrice was preceded in death by her husband Allen, parents John and Ruby, stepfather, sister, brother, half-sister, half-brother, and one grandson.

A funeral service for Beatrice will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel, 1420 W. Paradise Drive in West Bend. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013. Interment will follow at Washington County Memorial Park.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family; (262) 338-2050 / www.phillipfuneralhome.com.