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2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
October 14, 2015 - Introduced by Senators Erpenbach, C. Larson, Hansen,
Vinehout, Risser, Shilling, Miller, Lassa, Wirch, L. Taylor, Harris Dodd,
Ringhand, Bewley and Carpenter, cosponsored by Representatives
Considine, Sinicki, Sargent, Wachs, Kahl, Hebl, Mason, Zamarripa,
Kessler, Johnson, Goyke, Genrich, Subeck, Milroy, C. Taylor, Hesselbein,
Hintz, Shankland, Jorgensen, Spreitzer, Billings, Pope, Riemer, Zepnick,
Berceau and Brostoff. Referred to Committee on Senate Organization.
SJR60,1,1 1Relating to: the life and service of Marty Beil.
SJR60,1,32 Whereas, Marty Beil was born in Chicago, Illinois, to the late Martin and Mary
3Beil and died at his home Thursday, October 1, 2015, at the age of 68; and
SJR60,1,54 Whereas, Marty Beil believed in easing the plight of working families as a life
5mission; and
SJR60,1,76 Whereas, Marty Beil graduated from Divine Word Missionary Seminary and
7obtained a master's degree from Marquette University; and
SJR60,1,98 Whereas, following his graduate studies in 1969, Marty Beil began work for the
9Department of Corrections as a probation and parole agent; and
SJR60,1,1210 Whereas, Marty Beil became active in his local union, proudly serving his peers
11first as bargaining representative, and later as the president of the Wisconsin State
12Employees Union; and
SJR60,1,1513 Whereas, Marty Beil became the executive director for the American
14Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME Council 24, until
15his retirement on June 30 of this year; and
1Whereas, Marty Beil was a tough negotiator for the members he so proudly
2represented, but always stepped up to help the state of Wisconsin in difficult
3financial times; and
SJR60,2,54 Whereas, Marty Beil dedicated his life to the service of others, making at times
5deep personal sacrifices in service to his brothers and sisters; and
SJR60,2,116 Whereas, Marty Beil and his wife of over 30 years, Sue Wigdahl Beil, have
7shared all of life's twists and turns, always there for one another and their four
8children and their families, Natalie and Derrick, Audra and Mike, Nick and Stefanie,
9and Jessica and Nate, and three granddaughters, Trinity, Paige, and Scarlette and
10many other family, friends, and of course his brothers and sisters in labor; now,
11therefore, be it
SJR60,2,16 12Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the
13legislature commend the devoted public service and service to public employees that
14Marty Beil contributed to this state, express their sorrow at his death, and extend
15their condolences to his family and friends. The senate chief clerk shall provide
16copies of this resolution to the family of Marty Beil and AFSCME Council 24.
SJR60,2,1717 (End)