Clara Catherine Koenings, 100
May 15, 1916
Jan. 29, 2017

Clara Catherine Koenings, 100, passed away Jan. 29, 2017, at Hawthorne Manor. She was born May 15, 1916, in Barton to John P. and Matha Koenings. She was employed at Enger Kress and was a lifelong resident of Barton, serving on their Historical Society for many years.

She enjoyed bowling, fishing and hunting in her younger years. Clara loved traveling, gardening and was an avid sheepshead player. She loved her Bud Light and martinis on the rocks! Clara was a sweet, loving aunt and godmother to many.

She is survived by 31 nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Clara is preceded in death by 17 brothers and sisters.

A funeral service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 9, at the Phillip Funeral Home Chapel of West Bend. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 9, at the funeral home from 4 p.m. until time of service (6 p.m.).

Interment will take place at Washington County Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Mary’s Parish, Hawthorne Manor, or the charity of your choice.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Seasons Hospice, Anita Becker and staff at Hawthorne Manor who took excellent care of Clara during her residence.

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