Donna Knoche

Bunker Hill |

Donna L. Knoche, 84, of Riverton, formerly of Dorchester, died at Rochester Estates Senior Living, on Saturday, April 13, 2024 at 9:22 pm. 

She was born July 7, 1939, in Bunker Hill, to Erwin Duelm & Clara Buhs Duelm. She married Harold Knoche on June 16, 1957 at the Zion Lutheran Church in Bunker Hill. He preceded her in death on March 10, 1994. 

She was a cook for the Benld Nutrition Center and an organist for 60 years at the Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill. Donna was a member of the Dorchester Firemen's Auxiliary, Women's Lutheran Missionary League, Meals on Wheels and Aid Association for Lutherans.

She is survived by her children, Janice Abner of Riverton, Richard (Deni) Knoche of Dorchester, Susan (J. Mike) Missler of Virden, daughter in law, Kim Knoche of Bloomington, 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, sister, Kathy (companion, Tom) Bowman of Bozeman, MT, sisters in laws, Carol Hunt Duelm, Carlene Knoche Daley, several nieces, nephews, cousins and special friend, Richard Sereg. 

Donna was preceded in death by her parents, spouse, son, Donald Knoche, son in law, Gary Abner, brother, Wayne Duelm and brother in law, Virgil Bowman. 

Friends may call on Wednesday, April 17, 2024 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm and on Thursday, April 18, 2024 at Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill from 10:00 am until 11:00 am. Funeral services are Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11:00 am at Zion Lutheran Church, Bunker Hill. Burial will be at Prairietown Cemetery. 

Memorials are suggested to Zion Lutheran Church of Bunker Hill or Dorchester Fire Department. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.

Obit Provided By:
Kravanya Funeral Homes

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