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Obituary for Helen L. Knox
HELEN L. KNOX, 94, of Resthave Home, Morrison, IL, died Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at Resthave Home. Helen was born July 25, 1919, in Morrison, IL, to William and Edith (Hammer) Irion. She was educated in the Robertson School of rural Whiteside County, and was a 1938 graduate of Morrison High School. She married Keith E. Knox on September 21, 1940, in Clinton, IA. He died June 9, 2002. Helen was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Morrison; also a member of the church"s Mariners Club and served as a Sunday school teacher. She had served as a Girl Scout Leader and volunteer for Resthave Home in Morrison. Helen enjoyed playing cards with the same card club for over 40 years. Survivors include three daughters, Karen Meyer of Austin, TX, Mary Jane (Jim) Landherr of Waukesha, WI and Patricia (Larry) Grace of Austin, TX; six grandchildren, Jeff (Julie) Landherr, Kurt (DeeDee) Landherr, Tim Landherr, Tom Landherr, Dan (Diane) Landherr, Andy Bielema; two step grandchildren, Dennis (Kathy) Grace and Randy Grace; seven great grandchildren, Jonathan and Jennifer Landherr, Cara and Katie Landherr, Sarah and Matthew Landherr, Alec Bielema; three step great grandchildren, Brandii, Kyle and Marissa Grace; one sister, Mary Ihde of Jefferson, WI. She was preceded in death by her parents; her step mother, Margaret Aitken-Irion; her husband, Keith; two sisters, Lola Lubahn and Ruth Entwhistle; five brothers, Harry, Willis, Donald, Raymond Irion, and Robert Irion in infancy.
FUNERAL SERVICE: 2:00 PM Saturday " February 15, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeOFFICIATING: Rev. Dr. Michael Selburg " Pastor: First Presbyterian Church " Morrison, ILVISITATION: 12:30 PM until time of funeral service Saturday " February 15, 2014 at the Morrison Chapel " Bosma-Renkes Funeral HomeINTERMENT: Grove Hill Cemetery " Morrison, IL