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Wilma Knapp

August 26, 1926 — December 28, 2019

Wilma M. Knapp, 93, of Eureka, IL passed away at 2:32 p.m. on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka.
She was born on August 26, 1926 in Seafield, IN a daughter of Harvey and Sophia Oberlander Klopfenstein. She married George A. Knapp on August 24, 1947 in Wolcott, IN. He passed away on October 24, 1973.
Survivors include three sons, Kenneth (Pam) Knapp of Eureka; Bruce Knapp of Kansas City, MO; Mark(Patti) Knapp of Eureka; one daughter, Barbara Knapp Smith of Eureka; one daughter-in-law, Becky Knapp of Fort Myers, FL; 11 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son, David Knapp; seven sisters; two brothers; two granddaughters; one grandson and one great great granddaughter.
Wilma worked at State Farm, Central Illinois Harvester, A. O. Smith and Mangold Ford in Eureka before retiring at the age of 78 in 2004. Since her retirement she enjoyed spending time outdoors with her grandchildren and working countless hours on puzzles with them. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend and she always enjoyed her visits.
Wilma was an active and devoted member of the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. at the Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall on Friday, January 3, 2020 and from 9-9:45 a.m. on Saturday at the church before the funeral services. Burial will be in the Goodfield-Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolences and tributes may be sent to the family at argoruestmanharris.com.

Visitation

JAN 3. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall
209 W. Robinson St.
Goodfiled, IL 61742

Visitation

JAN 4. 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM (CST)

Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church
218 W. Fisk St.
Goodfield, IL 61742

Funeral service

JAN 4. 10:00 AM (CST)

Goodfield Apostolic Christian Church
218 W. Fisk St.
Goodfield, IL 61742

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