Dorothy L. Koenigs
Dorothy Loretta Koenigs, 96, passed away peacefully with her
family by her side on January 31, 2019 at St. Agnes Hospital. She was born in
Fond du Lac, June 2, 1922 to Paul J. and Apollonia Rieder Buechel. She married
Richard J. Koenigs at St. Mary’s Church in Fond du Lac on July 10, 1945.
Dorothy was a graduate of Fond du Lac Senior High School in
1940 and a Cosmetology School in Milwaukee. She was employed as a beautician
prior to her marriage. After marriage, she and her husband farmed in the Malone
area for many years. Later she was employed at the Malone Co-op until retiring.
In 1989, Richard and Dorothy moved to Fond du Lac. After 64 years of marriage,
Richard passed away in 2009.
Dorothy was a member of Holy Family Parish. She enjoyed
gardening, cooking – especially her German potato salad and baking – especially
her apple and lemon meringue pies. She loved watching Hallmark movies. Everyone
always felt welcome in her home.
Dorothy is survived by three
sons, John R. (Mary) of Tipp City, OH, Gary R. of Oconto Falls, WI, and William
D. (Pamela) of Fond du Lac; seven grandchildren, Shari (Travis) Ketron of
Granville, OH, Sara Johnson of Tipp City, OH, Tracy (Chris) Wills of Sparta, WI,
Christy (Willy) Wedemeyer of Albuquerque, NM, Viki Parker of DePere, WI, David
Koenigs of New Berlin, WI and Chelsea Koenigs of Fond du Lac; ten great
grandchildren, one great great granddaughter and one sister, Thelma Adams of
Fond du Lac.
Dorothy was preceded in death by
her husband, Richard, her parents, one brother Raymond (Bennie) Buechel and one
brother-in-law David Adams.
Visitation: Dorothy’s family
welcomes relatives and friends for a time of visitation at Holy Family Catholic
Church, 271 Fourth Street Way, Fond du Lac, on Thursday, February 7, 2019 from
3:00 to 3:45 PM.
Service: A Memorial Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at Holy Family Catholic Church following
visitation on Thursday, at 4:00 PM.
Dorothy’s family would like to
especially thank Dr. Maruska for the decades of wonderful care given to her.
The family also thanks the staff of 5 West at St. Agnes Hospital for their
Memorials in her name can be
directed to Holy Family Parish.
Online condolences can be shared
at www. Zacherlfuneralhome.com.