Jack M. Knodle, 80, died Oct. 6, 2007, in Lincoln, Neb. He was born May 8, 1927, in Bozeman to Glenn D. and Minnie Alice (McClure) Knodle.
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He was a U.S. Navy veteran in World War II.
Dr. Knodle retired as a dental professor at the University of Nebraska after 35 years, and was chairman of the Lincoln Oral Plastic Team.
Professional organizations included the North Platte Oral Plastic Team, University of Nebraska admissions committee, American Dental Association, Nebraska Dental Association, Lincoln District Dental Association, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society, Nebraska Academy of Sciences, Society of the Sigma Xi, Dental Materials Group, American Cleft Palate Association, American Association of Dental Schools, Lincoln Fluoridation Council, and the University Faculty Dance Club.
Dr. Knodle was a 50-year member of the American Legion, and a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge No. 18. He was also an avid fisherman in Montana and enjoyed soaring.
Family members include his wife, Mildred "Millie"; children and their spouses: Corrine Knodle Mountjoy and Jerry White of Spokane Valley, Wash., Jackie Knodle Sordahl of Lincoln, Neb., and Glenn and Christine Knodle of Heron; grandchildren, Amanda, Alice and Espen; niece, Chris Vanloon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Gladwin; and sister, Loa Louise.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 9, at Sunset Hills Cemetery, followed by a luncheon.
Arrangements are in the care of Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service; www.dokkennelson.com.
Dokken-Nelson Funeral Service
113 South Willson Avenue
Bozeman, MT 59715
Published in Bozeman Daily Chronicle on Aug. 8, 2008