Bernice A. Rettler, 59

    Bernice A. Rettler, 59, of West Bend , passed away Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009, at her residence.
    Bernice was born on Nov. 6, 1949, to Leo and Asella (nee Baier) Rettler in Hartford . She was a graduate of West Bend High School . Bernice enjoyed crafting, sewing, traveling, baking, genealogy and gambling. She also enjoyed watching the Green Bay Packers with her many dear friends. Bernice worked for the Gehl Corporation for 40 years and currently was working at Albiero Plumbing, Inc.
    Bernice is survived by her nieces and nephews, Barb (Ryan) Liebert of Lomira, Doug Downing of Harlem, Ga., Bonnie (Jim) Narance of Fond du Lac, David Downing of Madison, Brenda (Hugo) Rodriguez of Lomira, Kelley (Lawrence) Steiner of Madison, Paul (Tracy) Steger of Sheboygan and Sara (Eric) Powell of Walnut Creek, Calif. She is further survived by her sisters, Jeanette (Jerry) Downing of Reedsburg and Elaine Steger of Brownsville ; great nieces and nephews, Tony Rodriguez, Katie Liebert, Mike Liebert, Catin Downing, Maria Rodriguez, Braze Downing, Aybria Downing, Amya Steger, Hunter Steger, Olivia and Samantha Narance.
    Per her wishes, private services were held.
    The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family. www.phillipfuneralhome.com.