Helen Knoll Obituary

Helen M. Knoll
Helen M. Knoll
Helen M. Knoll

March 29, 1919 - January 6, 2011
Born in Story County, IA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Helen M. Knoll, 91, of Des Moines passed away surrounded by her family Thursday, January 6, 2011 at Iowa Health Hospice Taylor House. Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, January 10 at First Presbyterian Church, 3100 Easton Blvd, of which she was a member. Burial will be at Glendale Cemetery.

Helen was born on March 29, 1919 in Story County, IA to Severt and Mary Erickson. She lived in the Des Moines area most of her life and worked for several years at the Polk County Juvenile Home. Following retirement she moved to Horseshoe Bend, AR and returned to Des Moines in 1997. She was a member of the American Business Women's Association and Red Hat Society. She enjoyed shopping, Iowa Hawkeye football, crafts and spending time with her family and friends.

Those left to cherish her memory include her daughter, Betty (Pete) Leo; two step-sons, Mike and Denny Knoll; three grandchildren, Pete (Shari) Leo, Carol (Brian) Schulz and Karen (Jerry) Glenn; seven great-grandchildren, Tony, Nick, Brian, Joey, Alison, Krista and Cole; brother-in-law, Howard Brooks; sister-in-law, Margaret Erickson; a cousin, nieces, nephews and many friends. She was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Knoll; nine brothers and two sisters.

Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, January 9 at Iles Funeral Homes-Grandview Park Chapel. Memorial contributions may be directed to her family, her church or Taylor House.

ARRANGEMENTS BY ILES FUNERAL HOMES ~ GRANDVIEW PARK CHAPEL.

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Visitation
Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Sunday, January 9, 2011
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Service
First Presbyterian Church
1204-13th Street
Dallas Center, IA US 50063
Monday, January 10, 2011
11:00 AM
Cemetery
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, January 10, 2011
12:00 PM

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First Presbyterian Church-Des Moines
3100 Easton Boulevard
Des Moines, IA 50317
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