Where Food, Drinks & Stories Are Shared

Nancy Koning-Henry

November 1, 1942 - December 15, 2021
Paw Paw, MI



Sunday, December 19, 2021
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes
Paw Paw Location
60900 Michigan 40
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-3870

An Open House will follow the visitation at Wayne and Nancy's home.

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At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
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Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

1830 S. Westnedge
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
(269) 349-4961
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Taylor's Florist and Gifts
215 E. Michigan Ave.
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(269) 657-6256
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Life Story / Obituary



Of Paw Paw

Age 79, died Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at her home in Paw Paw. She was born November 1, 1942 in Flint, the daughter of Hendrix and Maxine (Simpson) Bowers. She was a gifted artist and taught jewelry making at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts for over 20 years. Known to be able to make anything out of anything and Nancy could always see the opportunity in “junk”. She cherished her time spent teaching the young and old and enjoyed spending time with her dogs. Nancy was preceded in death by her parents and by her brother, John Bowers and by her son, Joshua Fogderud. Members of her family include her husband of 30+years, Wayne Henry; sons: Eric Fogderud and Christopher (Kimberly) Koning; stepchildren: John Henry and Tracy Ante; 4 cherished grandchildren: D.J., Deacon, Alison, and Jay and 3 in-laws: Mike and Nancy Henry, Bill and Roxanne Henry and Jeffery Henry. Cremation will take place. Please join us at a Visitation where stories will be shared on Sunday (DEC 19) from 2-4PM at Betzler & Thompson Life Story Funeral Homes, 60900 M-40, Paw Paw, MI 49079 (269) 657-3870. An Open House will follow the visitation at Wayne and Nancy’s home. Visit Nancy’s webpage at BetzlerLifeStory.com to archive favorite memories, photos and sign her guestbook. Memorial contributions may be made to Kalamazoo Institute of Arts (KIA).