Norene Koenings, 83
July 9, 1932 — Feb. 18, 2016

Norene “Ruth” Koenings (nee Puerling), 83, passed away peacefully Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, at The Kathy Hospice of West Bend. She was born July 9, 1932, in Grafton, to AW and Lillian (nee Evenson) Puerling. She graduated from West Bend High School in 1950 and married William Koenings on June 26, 1954, at Holy Angels Catholic Church. Ruth loved animals, playing cards (especially sheepshead), camping, swimming and mostly spending time with family and friends around a campfire.

Ruth is survived by more loving friends and family than could ever be mentioned here!

Ruth is preceded in death by her parents, AW and Lillian Puerling; her loving husband, William; grandson, David Weaver; great-granddaughter, Addison Klemme; a sister, Yvonne Lockwood; and her brother, James Puerling.

A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. Eighth Ave., West Bend, WI) with the Rev. Gerry Brittain presiding. Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the time of Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: 262-338-2050 or