We Live in Hearts We
Leave Behind ~ Thomas Campbell
Funeral service will be Thursday, October 11, 2012 for 85 year old Omer Knop of Chester, IL who died Monday, October 8, 2012 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud, IL.
Omer was born October 23, 1926 in Steeleville, IL, the son of John and Lydia (Hartman) Knop. He married Ellanora Hoops on November 7, 1948 in Campbell Hill, IL and she survives of Chester, IL.
Also surviving is one son, Gary Knop of Chester, IL. One daughter, Carol Lefler of Chester, IL. One sister, Irene Rieckenberg of Steeleville, IL. One sister in law, Charlotte Knop of Steeleville, IL. One aunt, Frieda Hartman of Chester, IL. Three grandchildren, two great grandchildren along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm Wednesday, October 10, 2012 and from 7:30am to 9am Thursday, October 11, 2012 at the Pechacek-McClure Funeral Home in Chester, IL. Visitation will continue at 10am Thursday, October 11, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL.
Funeral service for Omer Knop will be at 11am Thursday, October 11, 2012 at St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL with Rev. Peter Ill officiating.
Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Memorials can be made to St. John Lutheran Church in Chester, IL or to the St. John Lutheran Church Radio Fund in Chester, IL.