“Dear Mr. Jones,
Thank you for your professional, compassionate spirit at my grandfather, T. G’s, funeral. I remember when you buried my grandmother 25 years ago (I was 7!), and your smiling face is just the same. The professionalism of your staff will always stand out in my mind when I remember this time. That is a precious gift. Thank you.
In peace,”
— M. D.

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Larry A. Knecht

February 11, 1958 - October 30, 2012

Larry A. Knecht, age 54 of Plainfield, IL formerly Buffalo Grove, IL at rest Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at the Lakewood Care Center in Plainfield, IL. Born February 11, 1958 in Oak Park, IL the son of Grace and the late Stanley Knecht.

Beloved brother of Timothy (Donna) Knecht, Steven Knecht and Kathleen (David) Mooneyham, cherished uncle of Stanley, Taylor, Aaron (Blonka), Scott (Leah), Brandon, Eric and Katrina Knecht, Nicholas and Michael Mooneyham and Tamara McLaughlin.

Larry was a life long Cubs Fan. Despite his disabilities, Larry had a loving smile and an infections personality.

Funeral Information

Funeral Services Friday, Nov. 2, 2012 at 1:00 PM at Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Road, Plainfield, IL 60544 with interment to follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, IL. Visitation Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 from 5:00 9:00 PM at the funeral home.

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Joliet Area Community Hospice, 250 Water Stone Circle, Joliet, IL 60431.

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Larry A. Knecht


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