Grandpa Knoup

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Grandpa Knoup - Pearl City Supper Club Owner Dies PEARL CITY -...
Pearl City Supper Club Owner Dies PEARL CITY - Clark D. (Toby) Knoup of Pearl City, a roofing contractor and owner of Amber Lights Supper Club here, died Friday night in Freeport Memorial Hospital following an extended illness. Mr. Knoup was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church of Pearl City, Freeport Consistory and Orphah Chapter of the Order Order of Eastern Star. He was a retired fireman of the Pearl City Volunteer Fire Department and served as past master of the Pearl City Masonic Lodge and as past patron of the Orphah Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. A public card parly and auction, auction, sponsored by the organizations organizations of which he was a member, member, were held Dec. 19, as a benefit benefit for the Pearl City business- d man. Mr. Knoup was born April 12, 1915, in Dakota, son of Edward and Edna (Cable) Knoup. He married Martha Schaaff Sept. 6, 1938, in Davenport, Iowa. Surviving are his widow; a daughter, Mrs. Neil (Bonnie) Dittmar of Pearl City; six sons, Charles, Robert and Stephen, all of Pearl City, Edward and Delbert, Delbert, both of Lena, and John, serving with the Army at Ft. Sheridan; 10 grandchildren; a brother, Kenneth of Freeport; and a sister, Mrs. Dorothy Ahlsted Ahlsted of Rockford. He was preceded preceded in death by four brothers Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday in Offenheiser Funeral Funeral Home here. The Rev. Walter Walter Hallerud, pastor of St. John's Lutheran Church, will officiate. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Cemetery, Pearl City. Friends may call after 2 p.m. I Sunday at the funeral home where Masonic rites will be con- ducted at 8 that night. A memorial fund has been established. established.

Clipped from Freeport Journal-Standard22 Feb 1969, SatPage 2

Freeport Journal-Standard (Freeport, Illinois)22 Feb 1969, SatPage 2
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