Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Bill Koenigs, 29
Bill Koenigs, 29, of Brownsdale, Minn., formerly of Meyer, Iowa, died on July 21, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minn., of injuries received from a motorcycle accident.
Bill was born Nov. 24, 1978, in Osage, the son of Ray and Kathy (Ryan) Koenigs. He attended Visitation School in Stacyville and graduated from St. Ansgar High School in 1997, where he was Senior Class President. Bill married Mary Gossman on Aug. 14, 2004, in Rose Creek, Minn. They lived near Brownsdale. He was employed at Hormel Foods in Austin. Bill had an avid interest in antique Oliver tractors and loved his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. He enjoyed his family, and especially enjoyed his nieces and nephews.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2008, at the Sacred Heart Oratory in Meyer, with Father James Seitz, Father John Moser, Father Ruben Spinler, and Deacon Gary Kasel officiating. Burial will be at the Sacred Heart Cemetery in Meyer. Visitation will be from 3 – 8 p.m. Thursday at the Sacred Heart Oratory in Meyer with a scripture wake service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue one hour before services at the church.