Annette Jean Beyer, 66, of Shiocton passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019, surrounded by her family. She was born July 9, 1953, a daughter of the late Alvin and Ellen (Steinbecker) Beyer. She was a graduate of Shiocton High School in 1971.
Annette enjoyed her work in the family business at Beyer’s Truck Stop in Shiocton, where she was a waitress, a cook and where people delighted in her overall presence. She also owned and managed her own restaurant in Peshtigo, WI for a period of time. Annette managed the Center Valley Co-Op in Black Creek, WI for fifteen years. Her true passion was in the work that she did for Community 2000 in Seymour, WI where her kindness and generosity impacted many people.
Annette was truly one of a kind. There are many remarkable qualities that made her an amazing woman. Among them, her work ethic and creativity. She took a great deal of pride in her work and everything that she had a hand in creating. Annette was an avid crafter, gardener, and cook. She truly loved to do these things and was extraordinarily skillful in each of them. Annette also valued her family very much. She dedicated her life to being a wonderful mother, grandmother, relative, and friend. Her personality was exuberant, and she was an example to all in the way that she found joy in each day that she was given on this Earth.
Annette is survived by her stepfather Ronald Knapstein. First husband Leonardo Hernandez Jr. Significant other Billy “Wilbur” Stiles. Three daughters Tina (Christopher) Krause; Elly Mae Hernandez; Mary Jo (Patrick) Dewar. Six grandchildren Kalynn (Spencer Young) Krause; Shelby (Derrek) Davis; Melissa Krause; Haily Mercier; Hayden Shuckhart; Coltan Dewar. Great grandson Charlie Davis. Her sister Mary Ellen (Jim) Knoke. Five half siblings; Sadie (Ariana and Acaiden) Simeth; Nicole (Mike and Kaylee) Simon; Natalie (Jason) Jacobson; Virginia (Jed and Ramona) Mediam; and Matthew Beyer.
She is proceeded in death by her father, Alvin Beyer; mother Ellen Knapstein; sister Sandy Affeldt.
Visitation will be held at Shiocton Bible Church, W7611 Hwy 54, Shiocton, WI 54170 on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 3:00 PM until the funeral service at 6:00 PM with Pastor Michael Isbill officiating. Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home, Seymour, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed to Annette’s family at www.muehlboettcher.com
The family would sincerely like to thank the team of doctors and nurses at Appleton Medical Center for their kindness and support. The compassion and care that they showed for Annette in the last days of her life meant more than words could ever convey.