Bernadette M. Koenings, 91

Bernadette M. Koenings, 91, of Milwaukee passed away Wednesday night, April 7, 2011.

Bernadette "Bunnie" is from a family of eight, is survived by her sister-inlaw Helen Koenings, now of Ashville N.C. She is further survived locally by nephew, Richard Koenings; and niece, Elizabeth Koenings-Heigl; and around the country by many other nieces, nephews and friends.

Bunnie was born and raised in Slinger. She graduated with a masterís degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and lived her entire life with her sisters Angeline and Marie, who predeceased her. Bunnie had a career in public education at, among other local schools, Brookfield East and Central High Schools. She was an active sports and outdoors participant, particularly enjoying swimming and gardening. She also enjoyed the many dogs she had over her long life.

Committal services will be held on Wednesday, April 13, at 1 p.m. at Holy Cross Cemetery, 7400 W. Nash St.

Becker Ritter Funeral Home is serving the family.