“Our family would like to thank you for all your help during our time of loss. We were very impressed with how everything was handled — from your quick response the night of J’s passing — quick and with great respect in removing him from our home, to the processing of all the paperwork and details and to how wonderful he looked at the final private viewing for our family. It meant a lot that we could all be together to see him one final time. Thank you again for everything.”
— The S. Family

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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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