Norbert J. Koenigsfeld

norbert koenigsfeld
Norbert J. Koenigsfeld, age 84, of New Hampton, IA passed away on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Mercy North Iowa in Mason City, IA with his family by his side. A private family funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Conway-Markham Funeral Home in New Hampton with Father Brian Dellaert officiating. Online condolences may be left at Memorials may be directed to the family. Norbert β€œNorb” was born September 6, 1936, the son of Leo and Susan (Schmitz) Koenigsfeld on the family farm in rural Chickasaw County. He attended and graduated from St. Boniface Catholic School in Ionia, IA. While in high school, Norb made egg cases for Ionia Produce. After completing his education, he worked for Hydrotile in Nashua and began his lifelong farming career with his father. In 1958, Norb was united in marriage to Loretta Cleveland at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Ionia. The couple made their home on a family farm near New Hampton where they welcomed their children, Laura, Mark, Sandra, Karen and Norbert Paul. Norb spent 30+ years working for Oliver/White Farm in Charles City as a supervisor until 1993 when the plant closed and finished his working career alongside his son, Mark at MK Design Builders. In retirement, Norb and Loretta remained on their farm. He enjoyed fishing, camping, golfing and putting puzzles together. His family was his pride and joy. He was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Church. Those left to cherish his memories are his wife of 62 years, Loretta Koenigsfeld of New Hampton; his children, Laura (Dave) Severson of Denver, IA, Mark (Renee) Koenigsfeld of Charles City, Sandra (Randy) Malley of Rochester, MN, Karen (Mark) Sturm of Cedar Falls, IA and Norbert Paul (Tina) Koenigsfeld of Solon, IA; his 11 grandchildren; six step grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; his siblings, Mary (Will) Puettmann of Little Cedar, IA, Florence Tilkes of Ionia, IA, Alvin (Thelma) Koenigsfeld of Missouri, Jim (Jan) Koenigsfeld of Ionia, IA, and Joe (Linda) Koenigsfeld of Ionia, IA; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, John and Frank; and two grandchildren, Wolfgang and Orion.

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  1. My heart is so sad for your loss Aunt Loretta Koenigsfeld, Laura Severson, Mark Koenigsfeld, Sandy, Karen, and Norb. Many years of great memories with him. Prayers and strength to you all during this trying time. I love you.

  2. Our family is heartbroken at the sudden loss of someone so very special to us all! We have been reminiscing and loving all of the fun memories that have been flooding back into our thoughts! Your family will be kept in our hearts and prayers constantly in the days, weeks, months, years ahead! With much love & many hugs – Puettmann/Huffman family

  3. With love and hugs, a fitting tribute to a loving, fun and respected uncle! Our thoughts are with you all during this time!

  4. Words fail to express my deep sorrow for your loss. I pray you’re able to find strength and comfort in each other during this most difficult of times. I feel honored to have known him. ❀️

  5. Fond Memories of Uncle Norb will always be with us. Our Love & Hugs, Doris, Mary & Les, Mike & Claudia, Jackie & Joe & Louise (Joe)

  6. I am sending my condolences to aunt Loretta Laura, Mark, Sandra, Karen, and Norb and the entire Koenigsfeld family. God bless you through these difficult days ahead.

  7. Karen – I am so sorry to read of your Dad’s passing. May your good memories bring you comfort in the days ahead. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

  8. So sorry to hear this I will keep your family in my prayers..stay strong for each other β€οΈπŸ™πŸ™β˜˜οΈβ˜˜οΈ

  9. Sorry to hear about a great classmate. Loretta and family you have our prayers and sympathy!!!!! Jack and Sharon Lynch

  10. Sorry to hear about my high school classmate. Our prayers and sympathy our with you Loretta and family. Jack Lynch

  11. Thinking of you all at this time, especially Loretta. Norb will always hold a special place in everyone’s hearts…including mine. Love, Connie & Greg

  12. We are so sorry to hear about Norbert . We enjoyed living by you guys and the fun times together. Our sympathy to you Loretta and your family. Blessings to you, Dale and Ellen

  13. We are so very sad and sorry to hear about Uncle Norbert. We will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers. Love & hugs to you all.

  14. My sincere sympathy to all of the Koenigsfeld family. Keep those memories close. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  15. Norbert will remain in my heart forever. Loretta, I’m thinking of you, and if there’s anything you need call. I’m so sorry I couldn’t get there.

  16. Our deepest sympathy to Loretta and her family. Hold the memories close in your heart. God Bless you. Jim and Jan

  17. We love you and this family and are praying for peace and comfort during this time! Love, Natalie, Nick, Kaius, Israel, and Adaiah

  18. Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss… Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  19. Mark and all of the Koenigsfeld family, We were so saddened to hear of your loss. You are all in our many thoughts and prayers. May your many fond memories bring you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Dean and Judy Knoll

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