Heaven gained a special angel Elizabeth M. “Beth” Poull, age 65, of Port Washington, Wisconsin peacefully passed away Sunday, January 1, 2023 at home with all her family together.

She was born on August 13, 1957 at St. Alphonsus Hospital in Port Washington to James and Dorothy Diedrich Poull.

Beth attended Ulao School and graduated from Grafton High School.  She worked at Portal Industries of Grafton and Prime Horizon in Port Washington.  She had been one of the original students in the Ozaukee County Special Education Programs and at the Portal.

Beth was always proud of each of her accomplishments.  She loved being with her family, friends and co-workers.  Christmas and birthdays were her favorite days.  She always loved a good party.

She is survived by her mom, Dorothy; her siblings Sue Poull, Michele (Mike) Biddle, John, Jim and Jeff Poull, all of Port Washington. Beth is further survived by her nieces and nephews Raymond (Kelly) Poull, Jason Kitzman (Amanda Heiss), Amanda Borgenhagen, Andrea Poull (Ryan Armstrong), Darcy Kitzman (Tommy Gahan III), Adam Borgenhagen, Andrew (Kimberly) Borgenhagen, Josh Poull and Brian Poull; great-nieces and nephews Adina and Arianna Coon, Dakota Kitzman, McKenzie Armstrong, Madalyne Poull, James and Cyrus Armstrong, Emory Borgenhagen and Layla Gahan; aunts and uncles Mary and George Graff, Sharon and Roger Karrels, Dick and Nancy Diedrich, Maggie Diedrich and Dot Diedrich, other relatives and friends.

Beth is preceded in death by her dad Jim Poull, grandparents Clarence and Betty Poull and Raymond and Virginia Diedrich, sister-in-law Maria Poull, her uncles Lance Corporal Bob, Ray Jr., Jim, Don and Mike Diedrich and dear friends Ed, Betty, Rick and Ryan Johnson.

No services will be held at this time.  Final interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Port Washington at a later date.

Memorials to the Wisconsin Humane Society, Saukville, WI (www.wihumane.org) appreciated.



  1. I so loved working with Beth while she was at Portal. Kind and sweet lady. Missed her when she left us.

  2. My heartfelt condolences to the Poull family. Beth had a warmth to her that everyone who met her felt. May all the memories of the beautiful posts of her family life ,sustain you all through this difficult time. With much love, Marilyn Bauer Rand.

  3. Hugs to you all… prayers for comfort & peace during this difficult time.

  4. So sorry for your loss.

  5. Dorothy and Family, My sympathy for you and your family. May all your memories and beautiful pictures of Beth help in this very sad time. She will be missed by so many people. My love goes out to everyone. Your cousin Kathy Lorenz and family.

  6. So sorry to hear about the passing of dear Beth she was always a joy to be around. I’m really sorry I didn’t get to see her more, but when I did I enjoyed talking with her.

  7. Dorothy & family…sorry for your loss. Always loved Elizabeth’s smile & hugs.

  8. I am sincerely sorry for your loss. My heart felt prayers go out to your family. All of you have always been an important part of our lives! May God carry you through this grief. Much love to you all ❤

  9. I am so very sorry to read this. I know my brother Todd Bloedow was very fond of Beth. Even towards the end for Todd, I would ask if he knew or remembered certain people, and he always remembered Beth. My prayers are with you all. RIP Beth.

  10. What a beautiful soul, God sure blessed everyone who met her. My memories will be held In My heart forever. God bless her friends and family , may the love that surrounds you during this difficult time bring you comfort.

  11. So sorry to hear about your daughter Beth.
    She was lucky to have you as a Mother and loving family.

  12. Sorry to hear. Took her to Horizon many times. Thoughts and prayers to he family.

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