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Joyce Marie Koenig, 84, of Edwardsville passed away on Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.

Koenig was born on August 14, 1931, to parents George Bright Sr. and Madge Hargrave Bright. She was preceded in death by both.

Koenig married Kenneth Wm. Koenig on June 17, 1950, at UCC Troy. He preceded her in death.

Also preceding Koenig in death were sisters Mary Brown and Eleanor Eaton and brothers Jene (her twin), George Jr. and William Bright.

Surviving Koenig are daughter Kelly (Lonnie) Smith, of Edwardsville, and sons Keith Wm. (Donna) Koenig, of Edwardsville and Larry (Ricky), of St. Genevie, Mo., grandchildren Monica (John) Boyer, Kris (Peggy) Koenig, Angela (David) Kohrmann, Tucker Koenig, Kyle Gruner and Katelyn Gruner, and great grandchildren Dalton and Taylor Hoennies, Kole and Lori Koenig, Matthew and Daniel Kohrmann and Destiny Koenig.

Koenig was a member of the Friedens UCC. She was part of the Pin Oak Township Senior Citizens and Madison County Farm Bureau Prime Timers.

Koenig was a cafeteria worker at Edwardsville Junior High School for over 20 years.

Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Saska Mateer Funeral Home.

A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016, at Saska Mateer Funeral Home with Rev. Douglas Seagle. Burial will be at Bartlett Cemetery in Edwardsville.


In Loving Memory of
Joyce Marie Koenig

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