Verle E. Beak, 94 of Mauston (formerly of Genoa City, WI) passed away Tuesday, December 24, 2013 at Crest View Nursing Home, New Lisbon.

Verle was born on April 3, 1919 in Beloit, Wisconsin the daughter of Wallace and Marjorie (Potterton) Mann.

She was united in marriage to Douglas Beak on March 23, 1941. Verle enjoyed quilting, crocheting, sewing and cross word puzzles. She had a love for animals especially cats.

Verle is survived by her children Doug (Joyce) Beak of Mansfield, OH, Victoria (Robert) Boehm of Mauston, Judith (Harold) Kautz of Genoa City, WI, Kristine Dean of Mauston, Kimberly (Kenneth) Mohrbacher of Mauston, Steven (Sandi) Beak of Genoa City, WI, 18 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren and a brother Earl Mann of Bentley, LA and other relatives and friends.

Verle was preceded in death by her husband Douglas, a son-in-law Steven Dean, a great grandson Andrew Jurewicz, and a sister Maxine Kelly.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m., Monday, December 30, 2013 at the Mauston United Methodist Church.

Burial will be at the Mauston Cemetery.

Family and friends may call on Sunday, December 29th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the Crandall Funeral Home, Mauston and on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at the church.