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Edward W Koenigsmark

March 1, 1929 ~ March 8, 2018 (age 89)
Mr. Edward W. Koenigsmark, 89, of Metropolis, died on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.

Funeral services will be held at 10am on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Shalom Renner officiating. Burial with military rites will be held at 12:30pm in Mounds City National Cemetery in Mounds City, IL.

Mr. Koenigsmark was a member of First United Methodist Church in Metropolis, the Metropolis Rotary Club in which he was a past President and District Governor, and Boy Scouts where he was a committee chairman of Troop 101. He served in the US Army where he was retired as a Lt. Colonel. Ed retired from the Soil Conservation Service which lovingly earned him the name "Tree Man" as part of his job took him to 3rd grade classrooms each year to give each child a tree and show them how to plant them.

Ed is survived by his daughter, Pam Koenigsmark of Metropolis; son, David Koenigsmark and wife Kyli of Paducah, KY; one brother, Ted Koenigsmark and wife Judy of Douglasville, GA; one grandson, Kyler Koenigsmark.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis and Hulda (Schmidt) Koenigsmark; his wife, Shirley (Allen) Koenigsmark.

Visitation will be held on Monday evening, March 12th, from 5-8pm at the First United Methodist Church in Metropolis.

Memorials may be given in Ed's name to the First United Methodist Church, 100 E. 5th Street Metropolis, IL 62960; Metropolis Rotary Club, PO Box 472, Metropolis, IL 62960; or Boy Scout Troop 101, 100 E. 5th Street Metropolis, IL 62960.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis.


Cemetery Details

Mounds City National Cemetery
141 State Highway 37
Mounds City, IL, 62963

http://https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/moundcity.asp

Visitation

MAR 12. 05:00 PM - 08:00 PM

First United Methodist Church

100 East 5th Street

Metropolis, IL, US, 62960

Service

MAR 13. 10:00 AM

First United Methodist Church

100 East 5th Street

Metropolis, IL, US, 62960

Military Rites

MAR 13. 12:30 PM

Mounds City National Cemetery

141 State Highway 37

Mounds City, IL, US, 62963

https://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/moundcity.asp

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