Andrew Knodel Dies Today
Loveland Reporter Herald, Saturday, June 24, 1950
Andrew Knodel, 72, a resident of Loveland since 1923, died at
his home, 514 East Tenth street, early this morning, after a short illness. He
was a retired farmer and came here from Burlington. He was a member of the First
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Christina Knodel; a daughter,
(Elizabeth) Mrs. K. L. Nations, of Fort Lewis, WA ; a son, Sgt. Oscar J. Knodel,
stationed in Germany; a daughter (Kathryn) of Ridge, CO; and a brother, Jacob
Knodel, of Loveland.
Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Hamond
Funeral services for Andrew Knodel were held at the First
Congregational Church of Loveland, CO on June 28, 1950, at 2:00 p.m., with the
Rev. A. Brenning officiating. Pall Bearers were Rheinhold Weiss; Frank Kramer;
Amos Holland, John Stahlecker, Henry Knodel, and Hubert Knodel.
Andrew Knodel was interred at the Loveland Burial Park in
Section 4, Lot 37, Block 36, on June 28, 1950.
Andrew was born on October 14, 1877 in Fere Champenois (New
Elft) Bessarabia to Peter Knodel and Justina Kleiss. (Note: Peter Knodel, of New
Elft, age 21 and Justina Kleiss, age 24, of Katzback, were married on December
7, 1862 in Fere Champenoise.) He immigrated to the United States in 1905 via
Hamburg on the ship called the Pennsylvania, at the age of 27.