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Joseph E. Koning

Joseph E. Koning, 59, long time Oregon resident, died on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at his home.

He was born June 8, 1959 in Elgin, the son of Willard and Mildred (Longanecker) Koning.

He married Cheryl Sargent on Oct. 8, 1983 in West Chicago. She died on Nov. 4, 2014.

Joseph was a 1977 graduate of Anawan High School and was employed as an engineer prior to retirement.

He attended Oregon Church of God.

He is survived by his son, Shane (Shannon) Koning, of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota; daughter, Kylee (Ben) Armstrong, of Auburn, Washington; grandson, Oliver Armstrong; brothers, David (Rena) Koning, Steve (Judy) Koning, Mark (Karen) Koning, Jim (Mary Ann) Koning, Dan (Lisa) Koning, and Kevin (Monica) Koning; sister, Kathy (Trey) Barker; and his companion, Jeanna Funk, of Mt. Morris.

He was also predeceased by his parents.

Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 11 a.m. at the Oregon Church of God preceded by a visitation beginning at 10 a.m. Pastor Michael Hoffman, of the church, will officiate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Joseph's name to Mercy Health Development Foundation - Cancer Center, Rockford.

Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon, assisted the family with arrangements.

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