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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011
Paul R. Koenig, 87, New Bremen, died at 7:36 p.m. April 18, 2011, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born Nov. 28, 1923, near New Bremen, to Emil J. and Bertha Sunderman Koenig. He married Janet Lybarger, who survives.
Also surviving are his children: Jo Anne Shelby, Dublin, Oh., Ned (Susan) Koenig, New Bremen, Lynn (Susan) Koenig, New Knoxville; a sister, Joanne (Myron) Katterheinrich, New Knoxville; a brother, Daryl (Louise) Koenig, New Bremen; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are brothers, Everett and David Koenig.
A member of Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen, he served on the Joint Township District Memorial Hospital board for 25 years. He retired in 1989 from the U.S. Postal Service. He also farmed.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Sager officiating. Burial will follow in the German Portestant Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Memorials may be directed to the church memorial fund.
Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is handling arrangements.
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