Faye Koenig

Obituary of Faye Jean Koenig

Faye Jean Koenig, 86, passed away June 27, 2018 in Grand Rapids, MI.  She was born May 22, 1932 to Harrison and Ada Belle (Palem) Brooks in Lapeer, MI.  She was preceded in death by her parents; 8 brothers and sisters, Ray Brooks, Shirley Haynes, Doris Ellsworth, Mae Henry, Ruth Henry, Gladys Kuxhaus, Bob Brooks, and Alton Brooks; and her husband, Richard (in 2008).  She is survived by her son, Richard H. (Kim) Koenig, Jr.; daughter, Karen (Ronald) Jacoby; 5 grandchildren, Evan Koenig, Adam Koenig, Nicholas Koessel, Bethany (Clay) Booth, and Danielle (John) Gaiser; and 3 great-grandchildren, Skylee Stewart, Paisley Booth, and Mason Gaiser.  She was a member of The People’s Church of East Lansing, and a former member of the Elks Club.  She was a former employee of Michigan State University where she served as a secretary for former President, John Hannah.  Visitation is 11 AM to 1 PM Monday, July 2, 2018 with Funeral Service immediately following at 1 PM all at Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing.  Rev. Drew Filkins will officiate.  Interment will be in Deepdale Memorial Park.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Great Lakes Caring Hospice, 900 Cooper St., Jackson, MI 49202.