LuAnn D. Koenig, age 49 of Marengo, died Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Marengo Memorial Hospital following a lingering illness from brain cancer diagnosed at an earlier age. . Funeral Services: 10:00 A.M. Monday, March 25, 2013, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Marengo with Rev. Andrew Gray officiating. Burial will be in the Marengo Cemetery. Visitation: 4 to 7 P.M. Sunday, March 24, 2013 at Kloster Funeral Home, Marengo. A memorial fund has been established.
LuAnn is survived by her parents, Rudolph and Verna Koenig, three brothers, Larry (Cheryl) of Bondurant, Lee (Vicki) of Marengo, and Lorne (Sandy) of Marengo; a sister Linda Utsinger (Leon) of Oquawka, IL; seventeen nieces and nephews and 21 great-nieces and nephews.
LuAnn Dru Koenig was born February 13, 1964 in Iowa City, Iowa, the daughter of Rudolph and Verna Newkirk Koenig. She graduated from Iowa Valley High School, Marengo, in 1982, and worked as a secretary-receptionist for her brother in his chiropractic office. LuAnn was an accomplished musician and played several instruments. She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Marengo.