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Lowell Dean ‘Hopper’ Koenig
Lowell Dean “Hopper” Koenig passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2013. He was born Jan. 11, 1946, in Corpus Christi, Texas, to August and Ruth Didear Koenig.
At the age of six weeks, his family moved to Bebe, Texas, where he lived a “charmed childhood” growing up in a country grocery store.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Sandra Koenig Kotwig; a half-sister; and two half-brothers.
Hopper is survived by his wife, Sherill Koenig; son Brian Koenig; grandchildren Cortland and Case Koenig and Benjamin and Chrissy Klumpp; sister Norma Jean Morrow of Cuero; brothers Jimmy Koenig of College Station, Douglas Koenig of Nixon, and Jake Koenig of Independence; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, July 2, from 5-7 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the funeral chapel officiated by Yvonne Montgomery.
Interment will follow in the Nixon Cemetery in Nixon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of South Texas, 605 Locust Ave., Victoria, TX 77901, or to a charity of one’s choice.
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