KNOCK, George 1883-1960
Posted By: Tammy (email)
Date: 1/28/2017 at 08:17:04
George Knock Dies Last Saturday
George Knock died at 10:40 last Wednesday at his home in Grundy Center. He had been afflicted with cancer during the past year. He was 76 years old and resided all of his life in Grundy county.
The body was taken to the Engelkes funeral home, where funeral arrangements were made. Services were at the funeral home Saturday afternoon and later at the Colfax Presbyterian church. Rev. W. Eekhoff officiated at the service. Burial was in the cemetery adjoining the church.
Mr. Knock was born May 3, 1883, on a farm in Colfax township. He was a son of Mr. and Mrs. Harm Knock. He grew up on the farm and attended school there.
On February 7, 1912, George Knock and Jennie Eekhoff were married at the Knock home. They started life together on a Colfax township farm. Later they farmed in Lincoln township and then for a number of years they resided on an acreage a mile northwest of Grundy Center. They moved to Grundy Center last October.
Surviving are the wife and three daughters. The daughters are Mrs. Menno Bakker, Grundy Center; Mrs. Gerald Meester and Mrs. Melvin Flater, Holland. There are six grandchildren. One brother, Ontje Knock, Grundy Center, survives. He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and two brothers.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 28 January 1960, pg 8
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