Ralph Kenneth Beilke, 58
Ralph K. Beilke, 58, Bowler, died Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Aspirus Langlade Hospital, Antigo.
He was born on March 22, 1958 in Clintonville, the son of the late Roger and Jeanette (Schoen) Beilke.
On September 17, 1983, Ralph was united in marriage to Sheri Onesti in Birnamwood. She survives.
Ralph and Sheri farmed in the town of Almon, Shawano County. He was a member of St. Philomena Catholic Church, Birnamwood, the Shawano County Farm Bureau and the Bowler FFA Alumni. He enjoyed being in the outdoors, especially coyote and deer hunting. Ralph was a jokester and liked to have fun, he was known for dressing up on the Bowler FFA floats for the Bowler Bash parade. Ralph loved spending time with his family and his grandson Brantley meant the world to him.
Survivors include his wife, Sheri Beilke, Bowler; one son, Austin (Erica) Beilke, Wittenberg; one grandson, Brantley Beilke; one sister, Patricia (Dick) Miller, Bowler; his father-in-law, Leroy Onesti, Wittenberg; in-laws, Lori (Alan) Andrus, Birnamwood, Steven Onesti, Wittenberg and Tammy (Brian) Antone, Birnamwood and his nieces and nephews, Travis, Ashtyn, Brittney, Stevie Jo, Jay, Jordan, Cameron, Janet, Amanda, Myra, Stephanie and Brad. He is also survived by other relatives and friends.
In addition to his parents, Ralph was preceded in death by one brother, Steven Beilke and his mother-in-law, Janet Onesti.
The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Monday, November 21, 2016 at St. Philomena Catholic Church, Birnamwood. Fr. Anthony Ibekwe will officiate. Visitation will be on Sunday from 5pm until 9pm at Schmidt & Schulta Funeral Home, Wittenberg and on Monday from 10am until the time of services at the church.