Katherine Ernst Knobloch

An obituary from the Princeville Telephone
March 3, 1932

Services Held Tuesday For Former Dunlap Resident

Funeral services for Mrs. Katherine Knobloch, 77-year-old Peoria resident and former resident of the Dunlap community, who passed away at the home of her son, Albert E. Knobloch, in Peoria, last Saturday morning, were held on Tuesday morning, March 1, at 9 o'clock at St. Bernard's church, Peoria, with Rev. E. M. Farrell, assistant pastor, in charge. Interment was in the Springdale cemetery, Peoria.

Mrs. Knobloch was a native of Peoria county and a resident of Peoria for 37 years. She was born February 13, 1855. She married John Knobloch in Peoria in 1874. Her husband died in 1910.

Surviving are: the son, Albert, of Peoria; two daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Nelius of Burlington, Iowa, and Mrs. Otilda Sperber, Washington, D.C.; 16 grandchildren, either great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Theresa Backes of Dunlap, Ill., Mrs. Tillie Williams, Peoria, Ill., Mrs. Bertha Sturms, Monica, Ill., and Mrs. Julia Winget, Spirit Lake, Iowa; and two brothers, John M. Ernst, Dunlap, Ill. and Robert M. Ernst, Winnebago, Minn.