February 25, 1933 - March 15, 2015

 

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 19, 2015 at St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in St. Augusta for Virgil H. Koenig, age 82, of St. Augusta who passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, March 15, 2015. Reverend Jose Edayadiyil will officiate. Burial will take place in the parish cemetery with military honors.

Family and friends may call from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday and after 10:00 a.m. on Thursday all at the St. Mary Help of Christians Parish Center in St. Augusta. Parish prayers will be at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud.

Virgil was born on February 25, 1933 on the family farm in St. Augusta to William and Florence (Voigt) Koenig. He served honorably in the United States Army. Virgil married Marie Waltzing on August 7, 1958 at St. Wendelin’s Catholic Church in Luxemburg. He was a farmer all of his life. Virgil was a member of St. Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church and Catholic United Financial.

Virgil especially treasured all the time spent with his family. He was a man of strong faith and enjoyed playing cards and fishing.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marie; children, Karen (Jerrold) Powell of South Haven, Doreen (Tim) Wills of Kimball, Jeannie (Jim) Schmidt of Clearwater and Janel (Jim) Honer of St. Augusta; son-in-law, Ted (Joy) Lorentz of Annandale; 15 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; brothers, Lloyd (Florence) La Crosse, WI, Dennis (Mary) of Red Wing, Harvey (Darlene) of Anoka, Wayne (Diane) of Clearwater; and many nieces and nephews.

Virgil was preceded in death by his parents; and daughters, Linda, Laura, and LuAnn Lorentz.

A Special Thank You to all those who have given time, care and support to Virgil and his family during this time.