Jan C. Koenigs


Jan C. Koenigs

Jan. 21, 1958 – June 20, 2020

SIOUX CITY – A funeral mass was held for Jan C. Koenigs, 62, of Sioux City at Church of Nativity. Meyer Brothers Morningside Chapel was in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.meyerbroschapels.com.

She died unexpectedly on June 20, 2020. 

Jan was born on Jan. 21, 1958 in Ida Grove, to Donald and LaVonne (Streck) Christiansen. She graduated from Ida Grove High School in 1976 and went on to attend Iowa Lakes College. Jan worked at MCI for many years and was currently at Allied Financial. 

She was united in marriage to Joe Koenigs on Nov. 26, 1977 in Ida Grove. Jan loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and she was their #1 fan, always keeping them busy. She enjoyed umpiring and refereeing softball and volleyball up until the time of her death. Jan enjoyed traveling with her husband, riding on the four-wheeler, motorcycle and convertible, doing yard work and crocheting. She was a member of Nativity Catholic Church and the SOA, Siouxland Officials Association.

Those left to honor her memory include her husband Joe Koenigs, Sioux City; mother, LaVonne Christiansen Ida Grove; daughters: Jody (Dan) Sanford, Lawton, Julie (Tom) Babb, Tea, S.D., Jeri (James) Gossett, Le Mars; grandchildren: Kayle, Kaitlyn and Christopher Sanford, Nathan, Jaycie and Allie Babb, Alona, Jenna and Johnathan Gossett; siblings: Sandy (Mike) Einfelt, Seattle, Wash., Brad (Michelle) Christiansen, Ida Grove, twin sister, Joy (Melvin) Booth, Carroll, Brian (Lisa) Christiansen, Ida Grove, Cindy (Tim) Larson, Ames, Rondel Murray, Charter Oak; brother-in-law Tom Berens, Bettendorf; and many nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her father, Donald Christiansen; step-father, Donald Murray and her sister, Patty Berens.

Memorials may be made to Siouxland Officials Association Scholarship Fund or Nativity Men’s and Women’s Club.