Michael Edward Beilman
Michael Edward Beilman died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family May 29, 2008 after a brief, but courageous battle with cancer. Michael was born in Aurora, April 21, 1948. Our hearts are broken, but we are comforted knowing that he has moved forward to everlasting life.
We would like to share some of Michael's long list of accomplishments with you. After graduating from NIU, Mike worked for Arthur Anderson in Chicago. He was then approached by Jerry Nickels, of Aurora, and along with Jerry formed the partnership of Nickels, Beilman & Co. In 2005, Mike using his incredible foresight, merged and became a partner at Mueller and Co. based in St. Charles.
Mike served with the National Guard for six years. He was on the Board of Directors and was Chairman of the Finance Committee for Rush-Copley Medical center in Aurora. He was also Chairman for an Annual Fund Raising for the hospital. He was on the Aurora Downtown Committee for the City of Aurora, along with the Committee for Land in downtown Aurora. He had been on the Board of Directors and was the Treasurer for the Aurora Chapter of Girl Scouts. Mike was on the Board of Directors of AID for ten years along with being the President of the organization during his service. He was on the Board of Directors of the BAR Foundation as well as the Treasurer. Mike was on the Board of Directors for the Aurora Country Club for six years. To add to this list, Mike wrote a chapter concerning the understanding of finances for the American Journal of Family Law. His list of degrees and accreditations included CPA, CCIM, ABV, and CVA. He was one of only 42 CPA's in the US to also have the CCIM accreditation.
Michael is preceded in death by his parents, Normajeanne and Andrew Beilman.
He is survived by the love of his life, his wife of 36 years, Trish; his children, Ryan (Phillip Banasiak), Lauren, Raegen (Douglas) Thatcher; grandchildren, Billy and Sadie; and sister, Barb (Bill) Stanley.
The family wishes to thank the many doctors and staff members at Rush-Copley Cancer Care Center for their kindness and loving care, along with Seasons Hospice. You have all helped us through this very sad time in our lives. Donations to either organization would be very much appreciated and welcomed.
To all of our many friends and family, thank you for lifting our hearts at time when they have been so heavy they've forgotten how to fly.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00PM on Sunday, June 1, 2008 at Dieterle Memorial Home, 1120 S. Broadway, Montgomery. A dinner reception will follow in the Dieterle Reception Room. The family will greet guests on Sunday from 11:00AM until the time of services at the funeral home in Montgomery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Seasons Hospice, or Rush-Copley Medical Center.
DIETERLE MEMORIAL HOME 630-897-1196
Created by: Paula Berry Nelson
Record added: May 30, 2008
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