Phyllis I. Koenig Jan. 24, 1925 - June 25, 2013
LITCHFIELD - Phyllis I. Koenig, age 88, of Litchfield, died on Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at Meeker Memorial Hospital in Litchfield, Minnesota. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 10:30 AM at First Lutheran Church in Litchfield with Pastor Paul Lutter officiating. Visitation will be held Thursday from 4:30 until 8:30 PM at First Lutheran Church and will continue one hour prior to the service at the church. Interment will be held in Lake Ripley Cemetery.
Phyllis Irene Koenig, born on January 24, 1925 in Aberdeen, South Dakota, is the daughter of Arvilla and Jessie (Robbins) MaCoy. She attended Mankato High School graduating in 1943 and Mankato State College graduating in 1947. She was united in marriage to Robert Wesley Koenig on December 4, 1948 in St. Peter, Minnesota. Together they made their home in Litchfield and she has lived in Litchfield until the present time. Phyllis taught school in Litchfield, MN for 53 years and was honored as Teacher of the Year and was BPW president and honored with Woman of the Year. She was a girl scout leader for 25 years, GAR Hall officer and active politically. She was an active member of First Lutheran Church.
Phyllis is survived by her children; Robert W. (and Patricia) Koenig of Motley, MN, Lynn Bening of Hutchinson, MN, and James (and Melissa) Koenig of St. Michael, MN, 6 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents Arvilla and Jessie MaCoy, her husband Robert Koenig Sr., son Stephen Koenig, brothers; Arvilla MaCoy Jr. and Tim MaCoy and sister; Winnice Pepin.
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