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Leon Knorps

May 18, 1942 May 16, 2020
Leon Knorps
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Obituary for Leon Knorps

Leon Knorps, age 77, resident of Plainfield, IL and Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Naperville, IL, passed away on May 16, 2020 in North Port, FL. He was born May 18, 1942 in Chicago, IL to the late Leo and Adeline (nee Stodolny) Knorps.

Leon is survived by his beloved wife, Elaine (nee Rupert) Knorps; loving children, Leeann Surin, Keith and Sheryl Knorps; cherished grandchildren, Madelyn Surin, Reagan Surin, Andrew Miller, William Miller, brother, George (Christine) Knorps; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Leon grew up in Chicago, IL and graduated from Riverside Brookfield High School. After serving in the US Marines, he attended Illinois Institute of Technology and earned a Bachelor of Science degree. He worked for Flink Ink.

He was a member of St Mary Immaculate Parish in Plainfield, IL, San Pedro Catholic Church in North Port, FL. and The Moose Club. He was an avid fisherman and was also a member of Windy City Bass Masters and Naperville Rod & Reel Club.

Leon had a passion for gardening, skiing and traveling the world. He will be remembered for his love and support of his family.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 3:00-6:00 PM at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 44 S. Mill St., Naperville, IL 60540. Due to the current health crisis and in accordance to the CDC guidelines, 10 guests will be allowed into the funeral home at a time. Please follow director’s guidance, safe distancing and mask requirement.

A private Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, May 27, at Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery, Romeoville, IL.

For more information: (630) 355-0213 or www.friedrichjones.com

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Visitation

Tuesday

26

May

3:00 PM 5/26/2020 3:00:00 PM - 6:00 PM 5/26/2020 6:00:00 PM
Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home

44 S. Mill St.
Naperville, IL 60540

Due to the current health crisis and in accordance to the CDC guidelines, 10 guests will be allowed into the funeral home at a time. Please follow director’s guidance, safe distancing and mask requirement.

Friedrich-Jones Funeral Home
44 S. Mill St. Naperville 60540 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Resurrection Cemetery Final Resting Place

200 W Romeo Rd.
Romeoville, IL 60446

200 W Romeo Rd. Romeoville 60446 IL
United States
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