Raymond F. Koenigsfeld, age 76, of Linn, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 16, 2015, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the greatest husband, dad, grandpa, brother and friend, anyone could ever hope to have.
Ray was born on January 15, 1939, in Frankenstein, a son to the late Joseph and Clara (Troesser) Koenigsfeld.
Ray was a 1956 graduate of Fatima High School in Westphalia.
On September 5, 1959, he was united in marriage to Marcella Stieferman at Our Lady of Help Catholic Church in Frankenstein. She survives of the home.
Ray worked as a carpenter and commercial construction superintendent finishing his career in 2006 with Sircal Construction. He also pursued his passion as a farmer.
In addition to his career, he enjoyed fishing, working in his shop, and playing with his old John Deere tractors. Most of all, he enjoyed laughing, working and visiting with his family and friends.
Ray was a faithful member of and very involved with the St. George Catholic Church and Linn Knights of Columbus.
In addition to his spouse of 55 years, Ray is survived by: four children, Stan Koenigsfeld and his wife Julie of Taos, Margie Bunch and her husband Joe of Frankenstein, Glen Koenigsfeld and his wife BeBe of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Rhonda Elliott of Linn; nine grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and nine siblings, Ann Goeke, Rose Lahr, Clarence Koenigsfeld, LaVerne Lage, George Koenigsfeld, Marilyn Herigon, Leon Koenigsfeld, Frannie Veltrop, and Andy Koenigsfeld; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents Ray was preceded in death by one sister, Sister Viola Koenigsfeld.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2015, at St. George Catholic church in Linn with a prayer service at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at St. George Catholic Church in Linn with Fr. Daniel Merz as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. George Parish Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to St. George Catholic School.
Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)