Beil, William Sr.
William "Bill" Beil, Sr., age 83, was born into eternal life on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at his residence in Abbotsford. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at Saint Bernard's Catholic Church in Abbotsford. Father Dan Hackel will officiate. Interment will be in the Abbotsford Public Cemetery with Military Honors. A time of Visitation will be held from 4:00 until 7:00 PM Wednesday, May 22 at Maurina-Schilling Funeral Home in Abbotsford and one hour prior to service time at the church on Thursday.
Bill was born in Abbotsford on September 28, 1929 to Frank and Vera Beil. He attended school here in Abbotsford and graduated from High School in 1947. Bill then joined the Navy and served in the Korean War
. He married Regina McMahon on July 29, 1951. Bill worked in the Post Office in Billerica, Mass. For 13 years, then in the Minneapolis Post Office and finally returning to Abbotsford in 1964 and worked at Packaging in Colby until retiring in 1994. He and mom had eight children: Billy, Frank, Karen, Tom, Theresa, Becky, Marla and Joey. Mom died on December 6, 2011.
Bill is survived by his children: Billy (Ronny), Frank (Heidi), Karen (Mark), Tom, Theresa (Ken), Becky (Roy) and Marla (Wayne); grandchildren: Brandon, Theresa, Billy, Bethany, Derrick, Mathew, Alex, Jaden, Chelsea, Drayton and Lilly. He is further survived by his brother, Ben.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Regina; his son Joseph, in infancy; and his sisters, Patsy and Genevieve.
Bill was a life long Packer fan and Milwaukee Braves, and then Brewers fan.
Online condolences can be made to www.maurinaschilling.com