Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Anthony Glennon Koenig, 91, of Cassville, passed away Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in Cassville Health and Rehab.

He was born July 13, 1920, in St. Louis, the son of John F. and Sarah (Mensie) Koenig, who preceded him in death.

He was one of five children; his siblings were John F. Koenig, Jr., William Koenig, Fern Keilty, Betty Mae and Jean Ann Toebe. He had five children, S.D. "Phillip" Koenig, Matthew G. Koenig, two sons deceased, and a daughter, Emily. He is survived by four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

During World War II, he joined the U.S. Air Force, serving from Oct. 10, 1942, until Feb. 12, 1946. For over 15 years, he made his home in the Cassville area. He was of the catholic faith.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday in the Missouri Veterans Cemetery, Springfield.

There will be no visitation.

Contributions may be made to American Legion Post #118 for the Legion Hall.

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