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Charles Koening

In Loving Memory

Koenig Sr., Charles R. “Chuck”

November 16, 1938 - February 29, 2024

Koenig Sr.,  Charles  R. “Chuck” born on November 16, 1938 and Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church on Thursday, February 29, 2024 at the age of 85.

Beloved husband of Lorna K. Koenig (nee Douglas) and the late Diana C. Koenig (nee Collins);  loving father of Pam Koenig, Terry (Tony) Hegger and Chuck (Kristin) Koenig, Jr.; dear grandfather of Samantha and Alex Hegger, Chuck III, Hunter, Jessica and Elizabeth “Biff” Koenig; dear brother of Mary Jane (Ray) Popp; dear stepfather, uncle, brother-in-law and friend of all.

Chuck was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved the outdoors.  His greatest joy was his family, and was willing to do anything for his children and grandchildren.

A celebration of life will held on Monday, March 18, 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Tapawingo National Golf Club.  Memorials may be made to deGreeff Hospice House or the Missouri Department of Conservation.  A service of KUTIS AFFTON CHAPEL.



11 thoughts on “Koenig Sr., Charles R. “Chuck””

  1. Deepest condolences to Chuck, Pam, Terry, and their families. Chuck was an amazing man, passionate at work and the outdoors. He will be greatly missed.

  2. I started working for Chuck when I was 31. Shortly thereafter, both of my parents passed away in their mid-fifties. Chuck proved to be not only an amazing boss, but also, for me, a wonderful father-figure. During one of the last recent conversations I had with Chuck, he clearly and confidently expressed his faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. I was so blessed to have known Chuck!

  3. Terry, Pam, and Chuck, So sorry for your loss. I have good memories of your father when we were younger. He alway tried to guide me in the right direction, sometimes it worked sometimes it didn’t! Diane and me are thinking about you guys.

  4. I had the privilege of doing business with Chuck for many years and I can attest that his word was his bond. I also had the privilege of knowing Chuck as a friend and fellow sportsman. Words cannot express my strong feelings of friendship, appreciation and respect. Best to all his loved ones.

  5. Chuck was a real gentleman. He will be greatly missed. Sending thoughts and prayers to Chuck, Pam, and Terry and their families.

  6. Chuck

    Dan advised of your father’s recent passing. So sorry for your loss I know how close your dad was with you and your family. I always enjoyed visiting with him when he attended the boys Naturals’ games. He was the definition of an old school gentleman.

  7. I am proud to call Chuck my friend ever since we met across the softball diamond quite a few years ago. He was playing for St. Margaret Mary Alacoque and I played for St. Matin of Tours. Subsequently, my sister-in-law worked for Chuck at Anheuser Busch. Some years later, we met again when he introduced me to his son, Chuck Jr. who became a customer of mine at Midwest Bank Centre. His influence on his son is very apparent and I am pleased to have known him.

  8. Beginning my calls at Anheuser-Busch in the 1970’s I had a chance to meet Chuck early in his career. This provided an opportunity to develop and maintain a relationship that lasted until his passing. As he advanced into and through the management ranks, I was able to witness him build outstanding teams. Chuck was tough, but fair, and was an inspiration to others in the organization. When you got to know Chuck, the relationships were more than business – it was personal, supportive, and deep friendships developed. Chuck was a caring individual – an example is when my wife of 59 years passed away – Chuck and others within his past organizations were on the phone to me every week to help me through a difficult time. Thats the kind of guy he was – go in peace my friend Gordie Wilkinson

  9. I was always proud to call Chuck and play catchup on what his family and mine were doing at the time… I worked for Chuck for several years in various capacities and because of his “Coaching Skills” was able to move up in the Anheuser-Busch Company to a few senior level positions. We always were in touch with each other no mater when, or what was happening at work, with our families, or in the world…
    I will miss him now and forever…
    I am also so sorry for all the members of his family for their loss… and especially his ability occasionally laugh at himself…
    Jim Konersman


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