A. Ilene Koenig
Published 4:40 pm Monday, October 2, 2023
FRANKLIN – Ardyce Ilene Koenig, 86, died at home on Sept. 30, 2023. She was born Feb. 19, 1937 in Sterling, Colorado to Carlton Robert Cossey and Mildred Magdalene McFarland.
Ilene is survived by her husband of 59 years, Robert Lawrence Koen
ig; two sisters-in-law, Pat Cossey of Selah, Washington and Linda Kubiel of Livonia, Michigan; two daughters, Diane Morgan (Pete) in Cary, North Carolina and Joan Woodie in Lexington, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Ashten and Erin Morgan, Brad Woodie (Shannon), and Heather Woodie (Ryan). She was predeceased by her brother, Larry Cossey of Selah, Washington. She is also survived by numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She was a registered nurse working at Southampton Memorial Hospital for 20 years, active with the Literacy Council, Girl Scouts and a member of Grace Lutheran Church. She was an enthusiastic champion for the Navy Marine Corp Norfolk Layette program, personally knitting over 200 blankets for the military support program. She thoroughly enjoyed her Mah Jongg, knitting and pool friends.
A memorial service will be held at Grace Lutheran Church on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. A reception at the church will follow the service.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church, 25280 New Market Road, Courtland, VA 23837 or the James L. Camp Jr. Family YMCA, 300 Crescent Drive, Franklin, VA 23851.