Virginia J. Beske

Virginia J. Beske, age 77, died Thursday, November 19, 2020 at Marshfield Medical Center in Beaver Dam.

Private family funeral services will be held.  Pending the pandemic, family will be hosting a Celebration of Life the summer of 2021.

Virginia was born on September 30, 1943 to the late Robert and Ella May (Stull) Kottnitz.  She was united in marriage with Eugene F.L. Beske who preceded her in death in 2000.  She worked in housekeeping at Hillside Hospital for 29 years before retiring in 2008.  Virginia was a spit-fire and liked to have fun.  She enjoyed her trips to the casinos from time to time.  Her greatest love were her grandchildren and great grandchildren; they were truly her pride and joy.

Survivors include her four children, Eugene Beske, Todd Beske (Dorothy Wolfgang), Robert (Dawn) Beske, and Ella (Allen) Rupnow, all of Beaver Dam; 11 grandchildren, Thomas (Emily) Frank of Mankato, MN, Savanah Beske (Adam Klodowski) of Beaver Dam, Andrew “AJ” Beske of Fond du Lac, Tiffany (Andy) Dickman of Juneau, Joe (Sam) Grams of Beaver Dam, Kayla Tietz (Tony Cramer) of Beaver Dam, Stacie Beske of Burnett, Chelsey (Josh) Kircher of Beaver Dam, Cory Kohn of Beaver Dam, Valarie (Danny) Bingman of Alabama, and Whitney (Derek) Conwell of Twin Lakes; seven great grandchildren, Cayden, Bella, Brantley, Caleb, Aubrey, Addison, and Patrick; seven step great grandchildren; her foster parents, Pat (Dick);  special thanks to niece  Linda Tucker of Fond du Lac and three special friends Debbie Loeck of Beaver Dam, Bonnie Daniels of Beaver Dam and April Schelter  of Waupun and other relatives and friends.  Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; four sisters, Ann, Sharon, Paula, and Roberta; her brother, Dick; and a step great granddaughter.

If desired, memorials may be made in Virginia Beske’s name to Wisconsin DAV Transportation Network DAV State Headquarters 1253 Scheuring Road, Suite A De Pere, WI 54114-1070 or Ronald McDonald House Charities to make donations mail check to 2716 Marshall Court Madison WI 53705.

The Koepsell-Murray Funeral Home in Beaver Dam is serving the family.