FREDA E. KNORR
Mrs. Freda E. Knorr, 99 , of the Good Samaritan Home, formerly of Fowler, Illinois, died at 11:20 p.m. Monday (November 12, 2012) in the Good Samaritan Home.
Born February 22, 1913 in Quincy, Freda was the daughter of August H. and Nettie Phoebe Daugherty Stockhecke. She married Roger J. Knorr on October 15, 1938 in Palmyra, Missouri. He preceded her in death on February 26, 2002.
Freda was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ. She enjoyed playing cards and was an avid bowler, bowling in many leagues in Mendon. Freda will be remembered as a wonderful baker, winning a state competition in Chicago for her baking.
Freda devoted her life to raising her family and helping on the family farm.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald "Ron" Knorr (Sharon) of Fowler, IL and James Knorr (Shirley) of Pleasant Plains, IL; two grandchildren, David Knorr (Kim) of Palmyra, MO and Leanne Williams (Kent) of Fowler, IL; nine great grandchildren, Gabriella Knorr, Aden Knorr, Josh Bunn, Konnar Bunn, Kevin Dieterle, Tyler Dieterle, Kathryn Dieterle, Dan Williams, Kathryn Williams; four great great grandchildren, Colin Dieterle, Ryli Koehn, MaryJean Sparks, Paysli Dieterle; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Knorr was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Roger; a daughter, Jacqueline Knorr, two sisters, Esther Davison and Dorothy Lubbert; and three brothers, Carl Stockhecke, Earl Stockhecke and Raymond Stockhecke.
Funeral services will be held Saturday morning at 10:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home by Pastor Keela Newman. Burial will be in the Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday evening from 4:00 to 7:00 and Saturday morning until the time of services at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to St. Paul United Church of Christ or Good Samaritan Home Sunnydale Unit.