Koenecke, Sharon K. 1942-2019

DREXEL, Mo. Sharon Kaye (Jones) Koenecke, age 77, of Drexel, passed away Thursday May 30, 2019, at Life Care Center, Osawatomie, Kansas.

Visitation will be 1 to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Dengel & Son Mortuary Louisburg Chapel, with the Funeral Service following at 2 p.m.

Inurnment will be in the Bucyrus Cemetery, Bucyrus, Kansas.

Sharon was born Feb. 25, 1942, in Fort Scott, Kansas, the daughter of Archie and Cleo (Wood) Jones.

She was united in marriage to Jerry Kramer Koenecke on Sept. 18, 1960, in Overland Park, Kansas.

She worked at Oscar Meyer as a Secretary and Ormans Furniture Store selling wallpaper for many years. She enjoyed knitting, embroidering, crocheting, painting pictures and keeping a clean house. She loved to sew, making clothes and quilts.

Sharon always had a beautiful flower garden and vegetable garden. You could always find her in the kitchen cooking and baking. She served as president of the E.H.U.

She was preceded in death by: her parents; and one brother, Gary Jones.

Survivors include: her husband, of 58 years, Jerry; one daughter, Linda Colleen Palmer, Omaha, Nebraska; two sons, Richard Glen Koenecke, Greensboro, Maryland; and Jerry Leroy Koenecke, Spring Hill, Kansas; one sister, Roxie West; three brothers, Wendle, Vincent and Kevin Jones; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to St. Judes Childrens Hospital C/O Dengel & Son Louisburg Chapel, P.O. Box 669 Louisburg, KS 66053

To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.dengelmortuary.com

Arrangements: Dengel & Son Mortuary Louisburg Chapel, 1 Aquatic Drive, Louisburg, KS 66053, 913-837-4310. As published in the Miami County Republic.

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