Constance Lillian Behling, 75

Constance "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.

Connie 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. 54495-8080 

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.