Katherine Renee (Barr) Koning, 49, of Kalamazoo, MI, passed away Thursday, 12/26/2019, at Bronson Hospital, Kalamazoo, MI., surrounded by her family. Renee was born to Terrance and Katherine Barr, on 11/9/1970, at Macomb Hospital, Warren, MI. Renee graduated from Mattawan High School, Mattawan, MI., in 1989. Renee always had a contagious smile, a laugh that could be heard for miles and a GREAT love for her family and friends. Renee is survived by her sons, Evan and Ryan Koning, parents Terrance and Katherine Barr, brother Jeff (Christine) Barr, sister Jessica (Scott) Brooks, nieces, nephews, great niece, several aunts, uncles and cousins. A memorial service will be held at Voyage Church, 6339 Atlantic Ave., Kalamazoo, MI., 49009, 1/11/2020, at 1:00 pm, with Pastor Wesley Tillett officiating.