May 13, 1932 - October 11, 2014


Memorial Services will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, October 17, 2014 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids for Donald “Don” H. Koenig, age 82, who passed away Saturday at Good Shepherd Lutheran Home in Sauk Rapids. Pastor Wayne Anderson will officiate and burial will be at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery near Little Falls. Visitation will be one hour prior to the services Friday at the funeral home.

Don was born May 13, 1932 in Minneapolis to Arthur & Ruth (Anderson) Koenig. He served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Don married Patricia Patton on Feb. 3, 1962 in Deerwood. He worked as a sales manager in the radio industry, working at WJON in St. Cloud for 13 years, and also for KLIZ in Brainerd. Don was a member of Salem Lutheran Church in St. Cloud and the St. Cloud Optimists Club. He enjoyed hunting, skiing, snowmobiling, fishing and being on the lake. Don was jovial, friendly, caring and family oriented. He was a fantastic husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Pat of Sartell; children, Kurt of Montrose, Krista (Cory) Quade of Princeton, and Karmen (Jaime) O’Bando of Sauk Rapids; and ten grandchildren. Don was preceded in death by his parents.