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“I've always known you to be a quiet man- so composed and so humble (except of course when we're playing poker), never saying much, but always...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Vicki Schield - IL - Grandchild

“I'll never forget your tight hugs and how sweet you always were, you will be missed by many. Rest peacefully uncle Horst, we love you. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Kristin Reutter - Aurora, IL

“Rest In Peace Uncle Horst. You were a great man and I have nothing but great memories of you. ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa Turner - Yorkville, IL

“Going to miss you Honk. Rest In Peace Onkel Horst !!! ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Petey Reutter - Aurora, IL

“R.I.P. Uncle Horst. Going to miss you so much. I love you!❤ ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Julie Reutter - Aurora, IL

“Ich liebe dich Opa!! Sag hallo zu meiner Mutter!!! ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Heidi Wohlhar - Grandchild

“Sending love and prayers. ”
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Horst Arnold Knopp
83, of New Lenox, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018 at his home. Horst was born in Stettin, Germany to the late Paul and Gertrud (nee Lamp) Knopp. Beloved husband of Irmgard J. (nee Daunicht); loving father of the late Petra (Jerry) Schield, Thorsten (Karleen) Knopp, and Olaf (Lynn) Knopp; cherished grandfather of Tanya Schield, Heidi Wohlhart, Vicki Schield, and Dustin Knopp; proud great-grandfather of Autumn Wohlhart, Diamond Schield, and Evie Knopp; dear brother of the late Helga (the late Robert) Michalk; also survived by his faithful companion, his Corgi, Murphy. Horst was a U.S. Army Veteran, retired Machinist from Idea Tool in Chicago, lifelong White Sox fan, and an Old Style man. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel on Saturday, April 21, 2018 for a Memorial Visitation from 1 – 4pm.