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Beatrice J. Kowal, 65, Mayville, passed away Friday, Nov. 30, 2018, at her home.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville at 2 p.m., with the Rev. Sara Gillespie officiating. A visitation will take place prior to the service Thursday, Dec. 6, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Koepsell Funeral Home in Mayville.

Beatrice was born Sept. 27, 1953, to Edward and Deloris (Lovelace) Kreis in West Bend. She was a graduate of West Bend High School in 1972. Beatrice was employed by and retired from MEC of Mayville. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, fishing, hunting, archery and camping. Most of all she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Beatrice is survived by her significant other, Bill Cotter of Mayville; her sons, Jason (Terri) Sivula of Mayville and Chad (Amy) Sivula of Waukesha; her sisters, Shirley (Don) Bechler, Jane (Richard) Bechler, and Barbra Kreis; her grandchildren, Brandon, Hailey and other dear grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Beatrice was preceded in death by her parents, her brother and her sister.

Memorials may be directed to Beatrice’s family.

Koepsell Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Mayville is serving the family. Online condolences may be directed to