Knapp Johnson Harris Funeral Home

Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home

Helping Families Connect, Honor & Remember

We offer unique opportunities for families to create healing moments after loss. Our experience, coupled with our perspective on the importance of ceremony, will help you discover ways to pay tribute. Whether traditional or unique, these tributes allow us to love, laugh, and live well again.

We will guide your family in creating a meaningful ceremony to honor the life and memory of a loved one. A ceremony can be anything you wish it to be: simple or elaborate, traditional or unique.

- Staff Members of Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home


Our Obituaries

Gerald D. Sauder

October 5, 1926 - July 11, 2014

GERALD SAUDER Roanoke - Gerald D. "Jerry" Sauder, 87, of Roanoke, passed away at 8:21 pm on Friday July 11, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.He was born on October 5, 1926 in Roanoke to Frank D. and Dora Mae Raub Sauder. He married Ann M. Blunier on October 10, 1948 in Roanoke. She passed away on March 10, 2002.Surviving are two daughters, Cheryl (Fred) Janssen of Roanoke; Jill ...
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Jack Bechtel

April 26, 1932 - July 2, 2014

Jack C. BechtelRoanoke- Jack C. Bechtel, 82, of Roanoke, IL passed away at 2:11 pm on Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on April 26, 1932 in Eureka, IL a son of Andrew and Frances Kollman Bechtel. He married Marilyn Wright on November 8, 1958 in Peoria, IL. She survives.Also surviving are his chilren, Mark (Chris) Bechtel of Menomonie, WI;...
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Geneva Thompson

October 26, 1924 - June 30, 2014

Geneva ThompsonBenson - Geneva P. Thompson, 89, of Benson, passed away at 6:45 am on Monday June 30, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke.She was born on October 26, 1924 in Benson, IL to Theodore and Lena Flohr Baumann. She married James L. Thompson on February 26, 1945 in Benson, IL. He passed away on May 4, 2003.Surviving is one son, James Jr. (Jane) Thompson of Eureka; two...
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Willard Reiner

August 4, 1921 - June 28, 2014

Willard ReinerRoanoke- Willard S. Reiner, 92, of Roanoke, passed away at 6:18 am on Saturday morning, June 28, 2014 at the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Home.Willard was born on a farm north of Roanoke on August 4, 1921 and was the only son of Seth B. and Gretja Wragge Reiner.Surviving is his sister Joyce Vissering of Roanoke and 12 nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents and...
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Virgil L. Funk

February 12, 1915 - June 7, 2014

Virgil L. FunkRoanoke- Virgil L. Funk, 99, of Roanoke, passed away at 2:09 pm on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke. Virgil was born on February 12, 1915 near Francesville, IN to John C. and Alice Steffen Funk. He married Marie E. Grebner on February 1, 1941 in Kansas City, MO. She died on August 7, 2012 at the age of 93. Except for the WWII years, they spent...
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James H. Meismer

August 27, 1941 - June 7, 2014

James MeismerBenson- James H. Meismer, 72, of Benson, IL, passed away Saturday June 7, 2014 at 1:30 am at the Apostolic Christian Home of Roanoke, after a courageous battle against brain cancer.James was born on August 27, 1941 in Ft. Wayne, IN to Lewie and Virginia Overton Meismer. He married Sandra Meinhold on November 4, 1967 in Roanoke, IL.He leaves behind his wife Sandra; their two...
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Lyle P. Heineke

February 14, 1925 - June 4, 2014

Lyle HeinekeBenson- Lyle P. Heineke, 89, of Benson, IL, passed away at 5pm on Wednesday June 4, 2014 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.He was born on February 14, 1925 in Benson, IL to John and Sena Woltzen Heineke. He married the love of his life, Betty Ann Brockling on August 9, 1947 in Minonk, IL. She survives.Also surviving are two sons, Paul (Julie) Heineke; Bruce (Pattie Tyner)...
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