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Beverly J. Handel

August 27, 1943 ~ April 10, 2020 (age 76)


Beverly J. Handel, age76, of Wautoma passed away peacefully on Friday, April 10, 2020 at Silver Lake Haven in Wautoma.

She was born August 27, 1943 in Oshkosh, the daughter of Harold and Marion (Spaltholz) Kliss. She married Roland B. Handel Sr. on June 6, 1987 in Wautoma.

Bev attended school in Oshkosh. Later, she became an Emergency Medical Technician and began employment with Waushara County EMS.  She retired as Assistant Emergency Government Director for Waushara County after 25 years of service. Bev loved cooking and gardening. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wautoma.

She is survived by her husband, Roland B. Handel Sr., Wautoma; two sons, Greg (Diane) Gustin, Neshkoro, Dean (Pamela) Gustin, Hancock; three stepsons, Christopher (Robin) Handel, Wautoma, Timothy (Amy) Handel, Wautoma and Patrick Handel, Wautoma; grandchildren Paige and Payton Gustin, Megan (Eric) Vezina, Sydney Handel, Derek Handel, Kayla Klabunde, Luke Klabunde, Jennifer, Garrett and Kaitlin Handel, Seth, Tanner and Brianna Handel; six great grandchildren; one sister, Patricia Hoeft; two brothers Mark Kliss and Gary Kliss; two brothers-in-law, Harry (Shirley) Handel, Bruce (Ione) Handel. She is further survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Sandra Ochowicz, and by two stepsons, Roland B. Handel Jr. and Matthew Handel.

Private family services will be held with burial at Calvary Cemetery in Wautoma. A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be announced at a later date.

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