Her funeral service will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday, August 20th, at 11:00 a.m., with Rev. Dr. Warren Williams officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on that Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Private burial will take place in Graceland Cemetery. The family wishes to acknowledge the entire staff of the Woods of Caledonia and Allay Hospice for the compassion and care they gave Beverly in her final days and the wonderful friends who were always a phone call or visit away.
Beverly M. Vite, 82, passed away in the Woods of Caledonia, on Friday, August 9, 2019. She was born in Fond du Lac, WI on July 22, 1937 the daughter of the late Edgar and Pearl (nee: Bell) Mueller and step mother Elizabeth Mueller.
On February 1, 1958, in Atonement Lutheran Church, she was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Richard W. Vite, who preceded her in death on April 26, 1981. Beverly worked as a secretary and bookkeeper for many years at Sweete Auto Supply until she found her passion as the Assistant Administrator at Atonement Child Care. Beverly said working with children every day was the best job in the world. Bev enjoyed traveling, family vacations, weekly family dinners, crocheting, working in her flower garden, volunteering at the Racine Literacy Council, reading, and forever learning. Two of her favorite trips was a month in Alaska and traveling out west to see the wagon ruts on the Oregon Trail. Colorado was a favorite to explore mountains, ride trains and mountain bike ride. Bev cherished her family and creating memories with them. You would find her at brigade competitions, volleyball and softball games, and cheering at baseball games for each of her grandchildren. Christmas will forever be magical because of Grandma Bev.
Surviving are her children, Timothy Vite of Racine, Steven (Mary) Vite, of Denver, CO, Lisa (Steven) Sadowski, of Racine, and forever daughter-in-law, Tammy Vite; three grandchildren, Rebekah (Benjamin) Vite-Greshwalk of Dayton, MN, Rachel Beverly Vite of Green Bay, WI, and Alexander Sadowski; sister, Jane (Wayne) Wachtveitl, of Dayton, NV sister-in-law Yoshiko Vite of Kenosha and brother-in-law Steven Vite of Minneapolis, MN. She is also survived by her nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her parents, Edgar Mueller and Pearl Paessler, Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Richard (Dick) Vite; step mother, Elizabeth Mueller, brothers, Don (Vivian) Mueller, John Mueller, and father-in-law and mother-in-law, Lester and Adlen Vite.