Louis E. Beilfuss, age 99, of Bonduel, passed away on Friday, July 7, 2017 in Shawano. Born in Bonduel on December 19, 1917, Louis was the son of the late William and Lydia (Peterman) Beilfuss. On June 23, 1951, Louis was united in marriage to Geraldine Kroenke at St. Paul Lutheran Church Stony Hill. Geraldine preceded him in death on May 7, 2007. He lived in Shawano County all his life, working as a dairy farmer in the Town of Waukechon and at Shawano Equity. Louis was a member of Friedens Lutheran Church and enjoyed deer hunting. More than anything, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.
Louis is survived by: two daughters, Sally (Randy) Wenstadt of Bonduel and Carmen (Tom) Heling of Shawano; one son-in-law, Jon Wenstadt; eight grandchildren, Chad (Kathy) Klosterman, Angela (Brandon) Koss, Josh (Jessica) Heling, Kevin (Ariel) Wenstadt, Dustin (Andrea) Wenstadt, Lisa (Jesse) Wenstadt, Lori (Scotty) Richter and Lindsay Wenstadt; and nine great-grandchildren, Brooklyn, Austin, Camryn, Georgia, Lillie, Patiance, Serenity, Colen and Kayla.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Geraldine; one daughter, Donna Wenstadt; his parents; and three siblings, Harold, Ben and Esther.
Funeral services for Louis will be held at 11:00 am on Monday, July 10, 2017 at Friedens Lutheran Church with Rev. Virgil Hanson officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Monday from 9:30 am until the time of the service. Swedberg Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.
The family wishes to extend a special thank you to the staff at Shawano Health Services for the excellent care given to Louis during his stay.