THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
David N. Koenig
Issue Date: August 2, 2018
David Norbert Koenig, 58, of Manitowoc, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
Born Sept. 30, 1959 in Manitowoc, to the late Norbert and Florence Koenig, he attended Silver Lake College where he met the love of his life, Julie. They married in 1985 and lived in Longmont, Co.
Family brought them back home to Manitowoc where he worked at Silver Lake College, his alma mater, as Associate Director of Student Services/Career Resources, Manitowoc Public School District as a Transitional Coordinator/Special Education Teacher, Two Rivers Public School District as a Job Coach/Site Developer, Paragon Community Services, Inc. as a Community Employment Coordinator for Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties and recently at Innovative Services as an Employment Specialist.
He excelled at working with disabled individuals whom he thought deserved the right to make a difference in their communities. His Master's Degrees at both Silver Lake College and Marian University helped him to attain his goals.
He was proud of his two children, Vincent and Kayla and enjoyed spending time with them and the rest of his family. A humble and simple man, he appreciated nature and viewing wildlife and enjoyed going on vacations with his family, playing cards, watching movies, hunting, fishing, brat frys and proclaiming at St. Thomas the Apostle.
He is survived by his wife Julie; a son, Vincent and a daughter, Kayla, all of Manitowoc; his in-laws, Bill and Monica Geigel of Manitowoc; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Jerrold and Mary Koenig of Reedsville and Darryl and Barb Koenig of Manitowoc; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Jeanne Richardson of Crivitz and Sharon and Alan Lambert of Columbus; his Godmother, Aunt Margaret Koenig of Denmark; nieces; nephews and cousins.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Koenig; a brother-in-law, Gerald Richardson and father-in-law, Vincent William Scheuer.
Relatives and friends called at St. Thomas the Apostle in Newton on Monday, July 23 from 9 a.m. until the time of a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m., Reverends Gerald Foley and David Beaudry officiated with burial in the Parish Cemetery. Pfeffer Funeral Home of Manitowoc assisted the family with arrangements.