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Louis KNODEL-1009
Louis KNODEL-1009
B. 5 Apr 1925
Bethune, CO
D. 3 June 1993
Oregon City, OR

 1. David Louis KNODEL “Davey”
      b 1948; d 1998
 2. Dalene KNODEL Emyart
 3. Dixie KNODEL Barrington

Burial Place:

Fairview Cemetery
Burlington, Colorado
Archive File:


Time Line:


Pedigree Chart
Gottlieb KNODEL-1003
B. 6 Jan 1869
Hoffnungsfeld, Bessarabien, Russia
D. 29 Jan 1940
Ft. Collins, Colorado
David KNODEL-1007
B. 9 May 1898
Josephdorf, Russia
D. 6 Mar 1982
Loveland, Colorado
Christina GEHNER-1004
B. 6 Oct 1867
Wuettenberg, South Russia
D. 6 Dec 1933
Settlement, Kit Carson, Colorado
Louis KNODEL-1009
B. 5 Apr 1925
Bethune, CO
D. 3 June 1993
Oregon City, OR
Mollie MAI Knodel-1008
1901 - 1985
Married:  16 Nov 1947 
[Cert# 655]
Loveland, Colorado
Thelma Diekman-1011


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Louis George Knodel- 1993

      Memorial services for Louis George Knodel, a longtime resident of this area, were Saturday, June 19, 1993, at 10:30 a.m. at the Hendricks-Love Mortuary in Burlington with Rev. Ted Meter officiating.
      Musical selections were One Day At a Time and How Great Thou Art.
      Musicians were Denis Stahlecker and Raylene Gramm, singers; Velda Adolf, organist.
      Interment of cremains followed the services at Fairview Cemetery in Burlington with Hendricks-Love Mortuary in charge of arrangements.
      Memorials may be made to the Kit Carson County Memorial Hospital in memory of Louis Knodel and left at 286 16th St., Burlington.
      Louis Knodel of Canby, Oreg., lifetime resident of Colorado, died June 3, 1993 from heart failure at the Oregon City, OR hospital. He was 68.
      Born to David and Mollie Knodel April 5, 1925, in Bethune, he was raised there on the family farm. He was baptized and confirmed in the Christian faith at the Hope Congregational Church. He served in Japan with the U.S. Army during World War II.
      Following the war he married Thelma Dickman on Nov. 16, 1947 at Loveland. For 30 years they farmed the place Louis was raised on. He loved irrigating with his black Lab dog and growing and exhibiting the crops at the local and state fairs, winning a number of awards.
      Louis was very active in his community and the activities of his girls, being a school bus driver of Bethune for several years. He got involved with all their sports, also 4-H projects.
He was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. and served on the Equity Co-op and K.C. Electric boards.
      Suffering from a stroke in December, 1977, they sold the farm and moved to Burlington; later to Canon City to be close to daughter Dixie and small children at that time and in 1991 moved to Canby, Ore. to spend some time with daughter Dalene and two little grandsons up there.
      Louis is survived by his wife Thelma and daughters Dalene and husband Jim Emyart of Canby, OR. Daughter Dixie and husband Eugene Barrington and their first born son David who is developmentally delayed of Canon City. Grandchildren Chandra and Clayton Burrows and Jason and Joshua Enyart.  Sisters Fern and Loyd Gramm, Bethune; Elnora and George Bolton, Marion, TX, Charlotte Lyle, Tucson, AZ, Linda Leach, Redlands, CA.

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