Donald Terry Knust

Donald Terry Knust Plainfield Age 63, of Plainfield. At rest Saturday, June 22, 2013 suddenly at home. Born in South Bend, IN to Rita and the late Donald T. Knust. A 1972 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelors Degree in communications and a Masters 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. 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; his mother, Rita Knust. Preceded in death by his father; 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 Rd., 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 Thursday 3-8 p.m. at the funeral home. For information: 815-741-5500 or

Funeral Home

Fred C. Dames Funeral Home and Crematory
3200 Black at Essington Roads Joliet, IL 60431
(815) 741-5500

Published in Lansing State Journal from June 25 to June 26, 2013