Viola M. Koenings

Viola M. Koenings, nee Cook, 93, of West Bend died Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2008 at the Tri-Manor in West Bend.

She was born Feb. 22, 1914 in Watseka, Ill. to the late Homer and Bessie (nee Balser) Cook, and married Gerhard "Gary" Koen-ings on May 25, 1935 in Waukegan, Ill.

Gary preceded her in death on Feb. 19, 1994.

Survivors include her daughter, Joanne (Paul) Krueger of West Bend; four grandchildren, Paul (Lynn) Krueger, Dale Krue-ger, Debbie (Brian) Grotelueschen and Christine (Bill) Finch; four great-grandchildren, Kelly Krue-ger, Jennifer (Scott) Crossman, Jessica Dachs and Melissa Finch; and two great-great-grandchildren, Dakota and Serenity Krueger.

Viola is further survived by her sister, Margaret (Fred) Dorn; her twin brothers, Floyd (Helen) Cook and Lloyd (Katie) Cook; and nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viola was preceded in death by her grandson, Jeff Krueger; her sister, Ruby Troedel; and four brothers, Les, Edward, Helmer and Leonard.

Private family inurnment will take place in Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family.

Viola’s family would like to thank everyone at Tri-Manor and Heartland Hospice for the loving care given to Viola.