Norene “Ruth” Koenings (nee Puerling), age 83, passed away peacefully on Thursday, February 18, 2016 at The Kathy Hospice of West Bend. She was born on July 9, 1932 in Grafton, WI to AW and Lillian (nee Evenson) Puerling. She graduated West Bend High School in 1950 and later 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-grand daughter Addison Klemme, a sister Yvonne Lockwood and her brother James Puerling.
A Memorial Mass will be at 10:00AM on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Holy Angels Catholic Church (138 N. 8th Ave., West Bend) with Father Gerry Brittain presiding. Visitation will be from 9:30AM until the time of Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity.