“Thank you so much for all your help with the funeral planning and the actual funeral. Everything was beautiful and could not have been more special or gone any smoother. It was comforting for our family to know that everything was going to be taken care of and that we would do my father-in-law justice with a very beautiful funeral. Thank you so much for that peace-of-mind. We could not have been more pleased with how everything turned out. You all are truly wonderful at what you do. I would never go anywhere else! (Although I’m hoping not to have to use your services for a very long time!) Thank you so much for everything.”
— L. H.

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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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