Nancy Catherine (Gerber) Knapp, 86, of Eureka passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at home.
She was born March 16, 1935 in Eureka to Franklin and Margaret (VanFossen) Gerber. She married her high school sweetheart Gerald Knapp on December 5, 1954. They were blessed with 67 years together.
Surviving is her husband Gerald Knapp of Eureka; her five children; Brian (Lorna) Knapp of Mediapolis IA, Steven (Lori) Knapp of Eureka, Debra (Dirk) Steffen of Goodfield, Beth (Dean) Blunier of Eureka and Patricia Knapp of Washington IL; 17 cherished grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 2 brothers, John (Deb) Gerber and Alan Gerber of Eureka
She was preceded in death by her parents, 1 great grandchild Jace Knapp and 1 brother Frank Gerber.
Nancy gave her life to the Lord and served Him faithfully for 63 years. She was a member of Congerville Apostolic Christian Church.
Nancy was active in her children's lives serving as a Boy Scout and Girl Scout Leader. She was a homemaker, loved to sew, do crossword puzzles and had a card ministry to many family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Congerville Apostolic Christian Church. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Goodfield Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall and also from 9-9:45 a.m. on Wednesday prior to services at the church. Burial will be in the Goodfield/Congerville Apostolic Christian Cemetery. Argo-Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Eureka is handling arrangements for the family.
Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home of Eureka. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.argoruestmanharris.com.
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