Shirley Marcelean (Weidler) Knes

November 26, 1925 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 93)


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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November 15, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

Funeral Service
November 16, 2019

11:00 AM
Becker & Son Funeral Home
221 S Poplar St
Mt. Olive, IL 62069

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