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Ewing — William "Bill" Joseph Koenig, 58, of Ewing, died unexpectedly on Sunday, Sept. 3, 2023 at his home in Ewing.
Visitation was held on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2023 at the St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in rural Ewing with a rosary.
Memorial funeral services were held Monday, Sept. 11, 2023 at the church in rural Ewing. Fr. John Norman officiated.
Burial was in the St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery in rural Ewing.
Memorials may be made to the family for future designation.
Biglin's Mortuary in O'Neill was in charge of the arrangements.
William was born on June 12, 1965 in Neligh to Jerome and Elaine (Stevenson) Koenig. He grew up on the family farm, south of Ewing with his four siblings Anne, Kathy, Steve and Tom. Bill graduated from Ewing High School in 1983. He then attended the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and graduated in 1987 with his bachelor's degree in business administration.
Bill worked in Lincoln at Fiserv as an IT specialist before moving back to Ewing. He owned and operated Koenig Feed and Supply for many years.
Bill was very active in the Ewing community. He taught CCD classes and was a lector at St. Peter de Alcantara Catholic Church in Ewing. Bill was also a 20 year member of the Ewing Volunteer Fire Department and served as an EMT.
Bill sold the feed store and became a truck driver. He drove mobile MRI units around Nebraska and Eastern Colorado for Shared Medical Services at the time of his passing.
Bill liked to hunt, fish, garden, read and spend time with his family and friends. He was an avid Nebraska Cornhusker fan and will be remembered for his good sense of humor.
Bill is survived by his mother Elaine Koenig of Norfolk; four siblings Anne Frisinger and Kathy (Noland) Rockey, all of Norfolk, Steve (Carolyn) Koenig of Shelton and Tom Koenig of Cordova; seven nieces and nephews Sarah Frisinger, Adam (Rose) Frisinger, Derek (Whitney) Rockey, Garrett (Ashley) Rockey, Allison (Jordan) Mason, Maggie Koenig and Jessica Koenig; six great-nieces and -nephews Alexandra Frisinger, Aiden Frisinger, Alyssa Rockey, Ava Rockey, Lilah Rockey and Norah Rockey; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father Jerome Koenig in 2001.
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