Beck, Mary Kay

Mary Kay Beck, age 63, of Port Washington, WI entered into eternal life on Tuesday, June 26, 2018.

She was born in Port Washington to her parents Frederick and Carol Beck. Mary Kay was a resident of Port Haven for the past 8 years.

Over the years, Mary Kay worked at Portal Industries in Grafton and the Port Washington State Bank. She loved playing cards, especially Pounce with her Mom. She also enjoyed watching old movies and listening to the golden oldies.

She deeply loved her parents, her sisters and brothers and her family at Port Haven.

Mary Kay will be dearly missed by her mother, Carol Beck of Port Washington, her siblings: Janet (Mike) Holliday of Westerville, OH, Joanne (Dave) Lang of Elk Grove Village, IL, Laurie (Greg) Wolf of Barrington Hills, IL, Dan Beck of Vernon Hills, IL and Steve (Lynn) Beck of the town of Saukville. She is also survived by her aunt Dorothy (Bob) Tagatz of Crystal Lake, IL and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Mary Kay is now in the loving arms of our Lord and with her father, Fred, who preceded her in death late last year.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 1, 2018 from 1-3PM at POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin St, Port Washington, WI with services held at 3PM. Interment St. Mary’s Cemetery, Port Washington.

The Beck family extends heartfelt gratitude and appreciation to her caregivers and the staff at Port Haven for their endless loving care and attention given to Mary Kay.

Memorials to Balance Inc, 1350 14th Ave., Grafton, WI 53024 ( are appreciated.


Hensel, Douglas “Scott”

Douglas S. “Scott” Hensel, age 74, died unexpectedly in his sleep at his West Sunset Road residence in Port Washington, WI on Sunday, June 17, 2018.

He was born July 12, 1943 in Port Washington, Wisconsin to John and Janet Gruenewald Hensel. He graduated from Port Washington High School in 1961. Scott loved to sing and had a great voice; singing with his sisters for weddings and competitively as a young man.

Scott lived in the area most of his life, leaving only for a short time away in Northern Illinois before returning to Saukville then the town of Grafton for 24 years. In 2010 he came back to his hometown of Port Washington. Over the years, Scott worked at Mold Craft, Johnson Brass and eventually Simplicity Manufacturing in Port Washington where he was a foreman for over 18 years. Afterward, he worked for Woods Equipment in Illinois, and Milwaukee Sign as well as driving truck for a number of plumbing supply companies in Milwaukee before retiring.

Throughout his life, he liked riding his Harley, a great barbecue, hunting, watching old movies, listening to music, playing guitar and singing - especially Elvis tunes which he often sang with an uncanny resemblance. His Karaoke machine was never far away and Scott would record cassettes and CDs for his family and friends. His great sense of humor and quick wit kept family and friends laughing and wondering what may come next. He had a big heart, a great love for family and friends and treasured time spent with them.

He is survived by his children Julia (the late Dan) Grandlic of Sheboygan, WI; Lisa (Dave) Lemler of Castle Pines, CO; Michael Hensel of Franklin, WI and Amanda (Doug) Secor of Kimberly, WI; grandchildren Elizabeth (Kyle) Raml, Adam Grandlic, Carter Secor, Avery Lemler, Mason Lemler, Jack Hensel, Peyton Goeden; former spouse and special friend Mary Hensel of Port Washington, step-sons Dan (Heather) Goeden of Wauwatosa, WI and Michael (Julie) Goeden of Los Angeles, CA; step-grandchild Matthew Hadler and step-great-grandchildren Nolan and Landon Hadler. Further survived by his mother Janet Hensel of West Bend, WI; sisters Debra (Norm Blankenburg) Kison of West Bend, WI and Sandy (Jim) Bernarde of Phoenix, AZ; dear friends Bruce (Donna) Laabs of Port Washington and former spouse Janet (Fred) Krier of Belgium; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his father John Hensel, son-in-law Dan Grandlic and grandson Brady Secor.

Memorial funeral services will be held at 12 Noon Monday, June 25, 2018 at the POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, 203 N. Wisconsin Street, Port Washington, WI. Family will receive relatives and friends from 10AM - Noon Monday prior to a brief service. Interment will take place immediately following the service at St. Paul Cemetery in Silver Creek.

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Frank, Sharon A.

Sharon A. Frank, age 75, of the town of Saukville, WI peacefully passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at her home after a lengthy illness.

She was born on January 3, 1943 in Chicago, IL; daughter of Victor and Myrtle Scholl Cizinauskas. Sharon graduated from the Nazareth Academy in 1960. On May 19, 1962, she married Rayburn A. Frank of Berwyn, IL at St. Simeon Catholic Church in Bellwood, IL.

Upon Ray’s employment transfer to Oster Manufacturing in Milwaukee, the Franks moved to Saukville in 1973. Together they raised their family while serving as foster parents for many children over the years.

Besides her motherly duties, Sharon worked at many companies throughout Ozaukee County. She had been the vice president of the former Manchester Mall in Grafton. More often she worked in the transportation industry wearing many hats. Kelch and Fromm Laboratories were two of her employers.

Sharon enjoyed painting; working with oils and chalk; sharing many of her works. Country living and her gardens brought her joy and peace. She and her husband liked to go to the casinos and spend time with family.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Ray; her children Richard (Mary) Frank of Vinton, IA, Renee (Brian) Burhop of Howards Grove, Robin (Jon) Manthei of West Bend; grandchildren Brent (Danielle) Burhop, Breanne (Luke) Gahagan, Brendan (fiancé Alivia) Burhop, Michaela Frank, Sarah Frank, Josh Traut and Alex Manthei; great-grandchildren Jennifer and Addison; her brother Vic (Jean) Cizinauskas of Elm Grove Village, IL, her sister Susan (Louis) Bartucci of Schaumburg, IL, her cousin Judy Keller of Spring Grove, IL; other relatives and friends.

Her Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 6PM, Friday, June 8, 2018 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 521 Congress Drive, Newburg, WI. The Reverend Kevin Kowalske will be the celebrant. Visitation for family and friends from 4-6PM Friday AT CHURCH prior to Mass.

Memorials to Holy Trinity Parish or St. Vincent DePaul Society appreciated.

POOLE FUNERAL HOME/Crematory, Port Washington, WI assisting the family. Information and condolences available at or 262/284-4431.


Reed, John C. “Jack”

John C. Reed, “Jack”, age 91, formerly of Evanston, IL, passed away Monday, May 14, 2018 at Ellen’s Home in Port Washington, WI where he has resided the past few years.

He was born on February 16, 1927 in Estherville, Iowa. Jack was the son of Harold and Evelyn Olson Reed. As a young boy, Jack grew up in Manchester, IA where his father managed a wholesale ice cream plant.

At the end of World War 2, Jack was drafted into the US Navy. He would serve two years and return to Iowa. He graduated from the University of Iowa with a business degree in 1950. He went on to receive a degree in retail management from Drake University.

Over the years, Jack would work for Davidson’s in Des Moines, later becoming a manufacturer’s representative with the Stan Anderson Company. He found his calling. Jack was joined by his brother Jim, bought the company and J&J Reed Company was created. He continued to work until a few years ago. He loved his job and especially the people he met. Jim’s son continues to run the company today.

Jack was a true sports enthusiast. A great fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Big Ten conference, but he followed all sports.

Living in Evanston, IL most of his adult life, Jack moved to Wisconsin to be closer to his brother Jim.

Jack is survived by his brothers Charles (Mariel) Reed of Pendleton, IN and James (Normanda) Reed of Port Washington, WI. He is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents and his brother Robert Reed.

No formal funeral services will be held. Jack will be interred in Iowa at a later date.

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