Gene Koenig, 69, was born November 7, 1941 in Kansas City, Missouri to Eugene Koenig and Helen Reeves. He passed away April 16, 2011.
Gene was united in marriage to Glenda Perkins on May 17, 1979. Together they had two sons and four daughters: Troy Koenig of Bolivar, Michael Koenig and wife Annie of Aurora, Jeannie Allen of LaGrange, Texas, Michelle George and husband Tim of Humansville, Lisa Motley and husband Ed of Weaubleau, Trista McClenton and husband Shedrick of Springfield; fifteen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He is also survived by one brother, Gary Koenig and wife Lynette of Kansas City.
Gene loved all his children and grandchildren, as well as the ones he “adopted” on his journey through life. He was a true friend to all he met. Gene never knew the word stranger.
Gene loved to spend his free time fishing, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. He enjoyed telling stories, working puzzles and making fishing jigs.