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535 N. 5th St.
Breese, IL 62230
Phone: 618-526-7144
Fax: 618-526-4945

Joseph A. Kniepman



Visitation:  Monday, February 21, 2005          4:00-9:00 PM
                   Tuesday, February 22, 2005          8:00-9:30 AM
                   Moss Funeral Home, Trenton
Services:   Tuesday, February 22, 2005          10:30 AM
                   Metro-East Christian Fellowship, O'Fallon


Joseph A. Kniepman, 76, of Lebanon and formerly of Trenton died Thursday February 17, 2005 at Scott Air Force Base Medical Center 

He was Born November 28, 1928 in Breese to Edward and Philomena “Minnie” (Huelsmann) Knipeman: they preceded her in death

Also preceded in death by a brother Edward Kniepman 

He married Teresa Seiffert August 17, 1957 at St. Mary Church in Carlyle and she preceded him in death December 25, 1976

 He then married Patricia Hjort-Nelson April 23, 1988 in Trenton and she survives in Lebanon  

 Also surviving is a son Jim Kniepman of Trenton

 Daughters Mary Jo (Tim) Miller of Shiloh, Ann Kniepman of Shiloh and Janet (Lee) Voss of Highland

 2 step sons Christopher (Audrey) Nelson of Manchester, MO, Michael Nelson of Wildwood, MO 

7 grandchildren Patrick and Kevin Miller, Clay, Drew and Alyssa Voss, Julia and Jon Nelson

1 great granddaughter Ava Nelson

 Sisters Mary Hammer of Trenton, Marcella (Owen) Brendel of Troy, Ann (Orville) Litteken of Aviston, Martha Bellm of Highland, Rose

 (Bud) Sudholt of Breese, Bernadette (Francis) Lechner of Trenton, Rita (Edgar) Liening of Breese, Jane (Stan) Niebur 

A sister-in-law Bea Kniepman of Highland

 He was self employed installing heating and air conditioning system. He was an army veteran of the Korean conflict

And enjoyed gardening of all types

 Member of Metro East Christian Fellowship in O’Fallon and served as an elder, Trenton VFW Post 7983

Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday Feb 22, 2005 at Metro East Christian Fellowship in O’Fallon at 10:30 am with Pastor Rich Bersett officiating. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton

 Visitation will be held on Monday Feb, 21, 2005 from 4 to 9 Pm and on Tuesday Feb. 22, 2005 from8 to 9:30 am at the Moss Funeral home in Trenton

 Memorials can be made to American Cancer Society or Metro East Christian Fellowship and will be received at the funeral home 

Trenton VFW will hold services at 7:00 Pm at the funeral home on Monday



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