Irvin E. Beistle, 86
May 21, 1932 -- Jan. 1, 2019

Irvin E. Beistle, 86 Irvin E. Beistle, 86, went home to the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at Clearview Nursing Home. He was born May 21, 1932, in St. Lawrence to parents Roman and Anna (Hagen) Beistle. He was united in marriage May 21, 1955, at St. Mathias Church, Nabob to Rosemary Doll. Irvin worked at Gehl Co. for numerous years and retired from Maysteel in 1995. Irvin enjoyed listening to polka music and will be remembered for his sense of humor. He was always willing to lend a helping hand.

Irvin is survived by four children, Sharon (David) Metzger of Juneau, Lawrence “Larry” of St. Lawrence, Linda (Robert) Herriges of Hartford and Edward (Sandy) of Appleton; daughter-in-law, Carol Beistle; 12 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sister, Marilyn Doll; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Irvin was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Rosemary; and infant son, Lawrence.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Lawrence Catholic Church (4886 Highway 175, Hartford) on Saturday, Jan. 5, at noon with the Rev. Davies Edassery presiding. Visitation for family and friends will be at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of Mass. Committal will be in the church cemetery. Memorials are appreciated to St. Lawrence Church.

The family would like to thank the entire staff at Clearview for their loving care and support.

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