Farming Rural 12

William "Bill" Koens

May 4, 1933 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 88)

Obituary

William Koens, 88, passed away on April 9th, 2022. He was born in Luverne, Minnesota on May 4th, 1933, to Frank and Sena Koens.

Bill married Judy Koens on June 7th, 1959. They were married for over 62 years. Bill, father to Michael, Timothy and Douglas raised his boys with love and devotion in Skyway and Buckley, Washington.

Bill graduated from Garretson High School in 1951. He started a corn shelling business in Garretson, South Dakota in 1953. He then purchased a trucking business in South Dakota, and at the same time started a mechanic shop. Bill sold his business in 1962 and moved to Missoula, Montana. In 1968 Bill and Judy moved to Skyway and then to Buckley. Bill retired from Puget Sound Energy after 28 years.

Bill enjoyed traveling around in his motor home with Judy. Together they spent 12 winters at their home in Yuma, Arizona. Bill enjoyed spending time with family and friends at their cabin in Sun East near Ellensburg, Washington.

Bill is survived by his three sons: Mike, Tim, and Doug; three daughters-in-law: Terri, Dianne, and Kari; six grandchildren: Jessica, Daniel, Rachael, Katelyn, Jordan, and Kayla; four great grandchildren: Della Rae, Greyson, Koen, and Grayson; and brother, Frank Koens.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
April 14, 2022

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Weeks' Funeral Home
451 Cemetery Rd
Buckley, WA 98321

Funeral Service
Thursday
April 14, 2022

1:00 PM
Weeks' Funeral Home
451 Cemetery Rd
Buckley, WA 98321

Graveside Service
Thursday
April 14, 2022

2:00 PM
Enumclaw Evergreen Memorial Park
23717 SE 416th Street
Enumclaw, WA 98022

Reception
Thursday
April 14, 2022

3:00 PM
Weeks' Funeral Home
451 Cemetery Rd
Buckley, WA 98321

Donations

St. Elizabeth Hospital Memorial Fund
PO Box 218, Enumclaw WA 98022
Web: https://vmfh.org/our-foundations/franciscan-foundation/donate-now.html

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