June 22, 2013
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SOUTH BEND - Donald Terry Knust, age 63, of Plainfield, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2013, suddenly, at home. He was born in South Bend, IN, to Rita and the late Donald T. Knust. He was a 1972 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor's Degree in communications and a Master's Degree from Michigan State University. He lived in Lansing, MI, from 1972-1984, South Bend, IN, from 1984-1992, and the greater Joliet area since 1992. He was employed with Media Management II for 15 years, after his career in radio management. He is survived by his loving wife of 8 years, Jeanette (nee Hanneken) Knust; his children, Matthew Knust, Lindsay (Michael) Barnicle, and Colin Knust; stepchildren, Jeffrey Weinhold and Erin Weinhold; grandson, Tyler Knust; one brother, Mark (Janet) Knust; two sisters, Becky Shoulders and Kathy (John) Shurr; and his mother, Rita Knust. He was preceded in death by his father, and by two sisters, Constance Tarkowski and Mary Beth Eliasson. Terry was loved by many and will be dearly missed. Funeral services for Terry Knust will be Friday, June 28, 2013, at 9:15 a.m. from the Fred C. Dames Funeral Home, 3200 Black at Essington Road, Joliet, IL, to the Cathedral of St. Raymond Nonnatus for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials in D. Terry Knust's name to Donor Services at Notre Dame, 1100 Grace Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, would be appreciated. Visitation is Thursday, 3-8 p.m., at the funeral home. For information: 815-741-5500 or www.fredcdames.com.
Published in South Bend Tribune on June 26, 2013