Megan K. Bennig, age 16, of New Richmond, Wisconsin passed away on October 11, 2017. She was born on February 23, 2001 in River Falls, Wisconsin. Megan loved soccer, running and being outdoors. She was a creative writer and enjoyed drawing and photography. She cherished her time with her family and friends and had a strong faith. She was involved with her school Mentoring Program. She was employed at Jimmy John's in New Richmond.
Megan is survived by her beloved family, parents, Trent and Mary B. (Nowak) Bennig; sister, Emily Bennig; grandparents, Rosemary and Charles Helmueller (River Falls, WI), Otto and Mary K. Bennig (Ironwood, MI); great-grandmother, Esther Bennig (Sheboygan, WI); aunts and uncles, Robert & LeeAnne Jennings (New Richmond, WI), Laurie O'Malley (River Falls, WI), Matthew & Michelle Heldstab (Hudson, WI), Nick & Kathy Bennig (Lindenhurst, IL), Jesse & Stacy Bennig (St. Paul, MN), Chris & Natasha Ward (Kuna, ID), and Tom & Amber Dickson (New Brighton, MN), and numerous cousins.
Visitation services were held on Tuesday October 17th from 1-3 PM (time for students to come, however anyone is welcome) and also from 4-7 PM at the Cullen Crea Funeral Home in New Richmond. A Celebration of Life was held at 6 PM on Wednesday October 18th at Ready Randy's 1492 131st St, New Richmond, WI.