HILDA (Montavon) KNUTH

Princeton: - Mrs. W. Conrad (Hilda) Knuth, 69, Ohio, IL., died Friday at St. Mary's Hospital, Streator.

Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ohio, IL., with the Rev. J. Richard Fagan officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Ohio. Friends may visit the Norberg Memorial Funeral Home Monday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. The rosary will be recited at the funeral home at 7 p.m. Monday. Memorials may be directed to the Cancer Fund.

Mrs. Knuth was born at Maytown on April 30, 19909, the daughter of Alexander Henry and Josephine Faivre Montavon. She married Conrad Knuth June 10, 1940 at Maytown. He died one month ago. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Catholic Women's Society of the church, was a 1930 graduate of DeKalb State Teachers College and taught in rural grade schools in Lee County from 1930-1940. She taught catechism in the Catholic church at Ohio and was a substitute teacher in the local grade schools.

Survivors include one son, Conrad J., Princeton; two daughters, Mrs. Wayne (Adele) Lafrenz, San Francisco, Calif.; and Mrs. John (Antoinette) Tokarski, Ohio; one grandson, one sister, Mrs. Glenn (Eleanore) Turnbull, Rock Island; and one brother, Albert Montavon.

She was preceded in death by her husband, one daughter in infancy, Therese; two sisters and two brothers.

(The Daily Gazette, July 3, 1978 - Monday, submitted by Melva L. Taylor)




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