Shirley Mae (Wilson) Koenig
88, Monday, October 31, 2022.
Beloved wife of the late Charles G. Wilson and the late Donald V. Koenig, beloved mother of Carolyn Wilson Niemira and the late Laura Wilson Gruett, dear daughter of the late Lawrence Bernard Blaesing and Alma Blaesing (nee Boller), dear sister of the late Lawrence Blaesing, Jr., Robert Bleasing, the late Donald Blaesing, and Ronald Blaesing, much loved grandmother of Sarah Gruett, Megan Daly, Jonathan Gruett, Emily Daly, and Julia Niemira, great-grandmother of Charlie Niemira, age 3 and Chelsea Ford, age 1 who made her heart smile, dear sister-in-law, aunt, cousin, and friend.
Shirley graduated from Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Labouré High School, and St. Louis University, where she was an English, History and Education major. Teaching 4th and 5th grade students was her passion. Shirley’s grandchildren and great-grandchildren held a special place in her heart.
Services: Visitation and funeral Mass will be held Tuesday, November 8 at Immacolata Catholic Church, 8900 Clayton Road, Richmond Heights, MO 63117. Visitation at 9 a.m. with the Mass to follow at 10:30 a.m. Interment Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Cemetery, Dardenne Prairie. In lieu of flowers, Masses preferred or memorials to a charity of your choice appreciated.