THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Madeline L. Milheiser
Madeline L. (Beschta) Milheiser, 91, of Oconto Falls, passed away Tuesday morning, Aug. 12 at Sharpe Care, Ltd.
Born Feb. 24, 1923 in Lena, to Joseph and Amelia (Metzner) Beschta, she grew up in the area and graduated from Lena High School in 1941. On Sept. 13, 1947, she married Louis Milheiser there. The couple then moved to Oconto Falls where she was employed as a teachers aide at Jefferson Elementary School.
A longtime member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the PCCW, she was an avid follower of all sports, keeping close tabs on the Milwaukee Brewers and Green Bay Packers, with a knowledge of both past and present players, statistics and talents or lack there of.
She is survived by three children, Thomas (Jill) Milheiser, Oconto Falls and twin daughters, Karen (Paul) Spaude, Colgate and Kathleen (Mark) Crain, Lander, Wyo.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandsons; three great-granddaughters and a sister-in-law, Betty Beschta, Lena.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband Louie on Aug. 29, 1995; a sister, Mary Lou Beschta and a brother, Joe Beschta.
Visitation was held from 9 a.m. until time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 16 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Oconto Falls, with Rev. Fr. Joel Sember officiating.