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Obits > 1963 - Kenneth L. Knox

Submitted by Melva L. Taylor

The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
May 13, 1963 - Monday - pg 2 col 2
Kenneth L. Knox Dies On Saturday, Rites Tuesday
Kenneth L. Knox, Route 1, Prophetstown Road, Rock Falls, passed away at noon Saturday in Community General Hospital.
He was born Sept. 21, 1914 in Tampico, Ill., the son of Ralph and Gertrude Yarde Knox. He has lived in this area his entire life and attended the Rock Falls Public Schools and graduated from Tampico High School.
Kenneth L. Knox was united in marriage to Zilma Sears Dec. 25, 1938 in Clinton, Ia.  He is a past patron of Rock Falls O.E.S. Chapter 706, member of Rock Falls Masonic Lodge 936 A.F. and A.M. and a member of the Rock Falls Christian Church.
Surviving besides his wife are two sons, Ronald Knox of Rock Falls, and A 2c Kenneth G. Knox of Dover Air Force Base, Delaware; one daughter, Mrs. Lawrence (Peggy) Scanlan of Rock Falls; his mother and father, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Knox of Rock Falls, four brothers, Frank, Aaron and George Knox of Rock Falls and Ralph Knox Jr. of Sterling; two sisters, Mrs. Robert Bitzner of LaGrange and Mrs. Wayne Wagenknecht of Moline; five grandchildren and his father-in-lawp, Gilbert Sears of Rock Falls.
The body was moved to the Melvin Funeral Home where friends may call any time today or evening.  Funeral services will be held at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Melvin Funeral Home, Rev. Ronald C. Ward pastor of the Rock Falls Christian Church, officiating. Burial will take place in Oak Knoll Memorial Park Cemetery.
A Memorial has been established in his memory.

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