Stephen J. Koenig

By on July 3, 2014

Stephen J. Koenig, 64, of Rhinelander, Wis., died June 22, 2014, at his home, surrounded by his family.

He was born Oct. 20, 1949, in Maple Park to Edward and Frances (Neisendorf) Koenig.

Steve was raised in Maple Park and attended schools there. Steve then started college at University of Wisconsin-Platteville, which was interrupted by his service in the U.S. Army.

Steve served in Vietnam, and upon his honorable discharge, he returned to Platteville, where he completed his bachelors degree. He then went to work for the Job Service in Rhinelander and was with them for over 25 years.

He married Billie Bissonnette on May 31, 1990, and together they enjoyed golfing and many evenings fishing.

Steve is survived by his wife, Billie; two step-children, Shawn Oelrich of Rhinelander, and Joy Johnson of Canada; six grandchildren; three sisters, Julie (Scott) Eyster of Rochelle, Ill., Patricia (Michael) Pomatto of Batavia, and Susan (Randy) Ekstrom of Elburn; his brother, Rodney (Jacque) Koenig of Maple Park; nieces, nephews, other family and many friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

At Steve’s request, there will be no funeral services. You may leave your private condolences for the Koenig family at www.carlsonfh.com. The Carlson Funeral Home is handling the arrangements for the Koenig family.

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