Joseph A. Koenig, 72, US Army, Vietnam veteran, Pflugerville, TX, 17 OCT 18

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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for Mr. Joseph Arthur Koenig. Mr Koenig served 11 years in the US Army, including deployment to Vietnam. He left the military as a sergeant.

    More about his life can be read here:

    Date/Time: Wednesday, 17 October 2018. Funeral service scheduled for 10 am.

    Location: Cook-Walden Capital Parks Funeral Home, 14501 North IH-35, Pflugerville, TX 78660. We will stage at the funeral home.
    Map link:

    9:00 – 9:25 am – Staging
    9:25 am – Briefing
    9:30 am – Flagline

    Wx: Hi 54 deg, 40% rain chance.

    Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. This is a flag line only for the funeral service. Once the service begins we will strike the flag line and depart quietly. Burial will be at 2 pm the same day at CTSVC in Killeen with Centex PGR attending.

    Ride Captain: Mark Wells, 512-470-0380,
    Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

    Please attend to honor this soldier's brave service to our nation.


    We had seven in the flag line at the funeral home today, all in cages. Thank you to all who came out to honor Mr. Koenig. Thankfully the rain quit as our staging period began.

    Mr. Koenig's daughter came over to thank us for being there for her family and filled us in a bit on his service in SE Asia and elsewhere. She especially enjoyed the time the family spent in northern California when he was posted at The Presidio.

    RIP Mr. Joseph A. Koenig. Thank you for your service to our nation.

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