Norma L. Rilling, 92


Norma L. Rilling (nee Diener), 92, of Muskego, formerly of Hartford and West Bend, died Monday, June 7, 2010, at Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Wauwatosa.

She was born Oct. 23, 1917, in Batavia, Sheboygan County, to the late Frank and Emma (nee Emley) Diener and married LeRoy T. Rilling on Sept. 30, 1939, in West Bend. LeRoy preceded her in death on April 6, 1987.

Norma spent many happy years living and working on a dairy farm near Hartford. Following her husbandís death, she moved to West Bend and lived the last 10 tears at Tudor Oaks Retirement Community in Muskego.

She is survived by her son, Richard (Carolyn) of New Berlin; four grandsons, William (Kate) Rilling, Richard G. (Jenny) Rilling, Robert (Janet) Rilling and James (Barbara) Rilling; and eight great-grandchildren. She is further survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Norma is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Emma Diener; her husband, LeRoy; and five brothers.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, June 10, at 6 p.m. at the Schmidt Funeral Home in West Bend with the Rev. Cheryl Matusiak officiating. Please meet at the funeral home for the services. Burial will be in Washington County Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the charity of the donor's choice are appreciated.

The Schmidt Funeral Home of West Bend is serving the family. Online guestbook and condolences are available at www.schmidtfuneralhome.com.