Constance Lillian Behling, 75
"Connie" Lillian Behling (Wernicke), age 75, of Hancock,
Wisconsin died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011 at home. Memorial services will be
3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011, at the Zion Lutheran Church, 886 Big
Horn Ave, Big Flats, Wis. Pastor Karyn Bodenschatz will officiate.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. until the time of service on Sunday at Zion
Lutheran Church. Graveside services will be 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, at
the Washington County Memorial Park in West Bend, Wis.
Connie was born
March 19, 1936, in West Bend, Wis., to Elmer and Florence (Biertzer)
Wernicke. She married George A. Behling on May 14, 1955, at St. Johnís
Lutheran Church in Newburg, Wis. This marriage was blessed with two
daughters. Connie worked at several grocery stores as a meat wrapper
before retiring. The couple moved to Colburn Township in 1995.
enjoyed quilting, spending time outdoors, camping, cross country skiing,
shopping, working auctions with Anita and Wally, making and selling
crafts, and especially spending time with her grandchildren.
Connie was a
member of Zion Lutheran Church and the WELCA. Memorials may be directed to
the UW Cancer Center Riverview, 410 Dewey St., Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
Connie was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer
and Florence Wernicke; and sister, Margaret Allarding.
Survivors: Husband: George Behling of
Hancock, Wis. Daughter: Betty Jane (James) Baranczyk of Gillett, Wis.
Daughter: Mary (Brian) Abel of West Bend, Wis. Grandson: Timothy (Heather
Rasmussen) Kirchner of Gillett, Wis. Great-Grandson: Trystan Kirchner of
Gillett, Wis. Granddaughter: Breenna Abel of West Bend, Wis.
Granddaughter: Cassie Abel of West Bend, Wis. Grandson: Trevor Abel of
West Bend, Wis. Sister: Rita (Francis) Hupfer of West Bend, Wis. Sister:
Carol (Gerald) Kappler of Hancock, Wis. Sister: Judith (Harold) Eickstedt
of Newburg, Wis. Brother: John (Lynn) Wernicke of Campbellsport,
Wis. Sister-in-law: Beverly Boerger of West Bend, Wis. Sister-in-law:
Lynn (Steve) Kieffer of Kohler, Wis. Brother-in-law: Thomas (Nancy)
Behling of Scottsdale, Ariz. Brother-in-law: Joseph Allarding of West
Bend, Wis. Son-in-law: Keith Kirchner of West Bend, Wis. Further survived
by other relatives and friends.