Name: Shirley Marcelean Knes Age: 93 Address: Mount Olive, IL
Died: Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:47 am Place: at her son's residence in Mt. Olive, IL.
Born: November 26, 1925 Place: Mt. Olive, IL
Father: the late: Valentine J. Weidler Mother: the late: Minnie Kleen Weidler
Spouse: the late: Lawrence Joseph Knes died May 15, 1986
Date of Marriage: November 26, 1950. Place of Marriage: Holy Trinity Church, Mt. Olive, Illinois
Schooling: attended Immanuel Grade school and Mt. Olive High School.
Church: a member of St. John Paul II formerly Holy Trinity Catholic Church. A member of The Altar & Rosary Society and the Holy Trinity Quilting Circle.
She grew up as a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Mt. Olive where she was baptized and confirmed.
Occupation: She worked for the Olin Corporation, East Alton, Illinois. She retired from Franzens Market in Mt. Olive after 23 years.
Interests: Delivered Meals on Wheels with her daughter Sharon // Volunteer for Blood Drives // enjoyed back yard gardening and feeding the birds // An avid baseball Cardinal fan.
Survivors: 1 Son: Ed (Alma) Knes of Mount Olive, IL // Son-in-law: Dennis (Paulette) Nowell of St. Louis, MO // 1 Brother: Kenneth (Georgia) Weidler of Mt. Olive, IL // 1 Sister: Jo Ann (Joe) Hoppe of Portage, IN // 3 Granddaughters: Terri Nowell Husband Steve Jansen of St. Louis, MO // Amanda (Jeff) Osmoe of Mt. Olive, IL // Emily (Marc) Ruemmler of Mt. Olive, IL // 1 Grandson: Michael (Lindsey) Knes of Mt. Olive, IL // 2 Great Grandsons: Aiden & Ethan Ruemeller // 4 Great Granddaughters: Kate & Vivian Osmoe // Libby & Millie Knes // Shirley was eagerly anticipating the birth of her new great grandchild, Terri and Steve's impending child in February.
Preceded in Death: Husband: Lawrence Joseph Knes // Parents: Valentine J & Minnie Kleen Weidler // Daughter: Sharon Nowell // Granddaughter: Kimberly Kay Nowell // 3 Brothers: Elroy, Orville & Jerome Weidler /// 3 Sisters: Marilyn Weidler, Judy Rine & Verlaine Loescher.
Visitation: Friday, November 15, 2019, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive: Rosary 7:45 led by Father Thomas Hagstrom .
Funeral Service: Saturday, November 16, 2019, 11:00 am, Becker & Son Funeral Home, Mt. Olive, IL.
Burial: Holy Trinity Cemetery, Mt. Olive.
Clergy: Father Thomas Hagstrom
Memorial: Holy Trinity Cemetery.
Lunch: for family and friends will be served in the St. John Paul II Hall by the Altar and Rosary Society..
Becker & Son Funeral Home Mt. Olive, Illinois is in charge of arrangements.
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