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Paul H. Knecht

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Paul H. Knecht Obituary
Paul H. Knecht

Paul H. Knecht, 89, of Bloomington, Ill., formerly of Collinsville, Ill., born July 14, 1927 in Granite City, Ill., died at 9:15 p.m. Sunday Oct. 23, 2016 at Martin Health Center in Bloomington.

He proudly served his country during the Korean War in the United States Army. He later worked many years as a commercial artist for Southwestern Bell in St. Louis. He was a lifelong musician who played in many Big Bands and was a member of the Belleville Musicians Union.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Peter and Laura Braeder Knecht; and his wife, Janet Knecht, nee Lyons, whom he married in Belleville, Ill.

Surviving is his son Stephen (Rebecca) Knecht of Bloomington.

Memorial contributions may be made to the . Online condolences may be made to www.calvertmemorial.com

Visitation: There will be no visitation.

Funeral: There will be a private interment at Sunset Hills Cemetery in Glen Carbon, Ill. at a later date.

Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Oct. 26, 2016
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