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Francis John Knoth
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Birth: Sep. 11, 1913
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 7, 1992
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA

Francis J. Knoth, 78, Lafayette, died Friday, Feb. 7, 1992, in the Pinewood Unit at Lafayette Healthcare Center, where he had been a patient for five months.

Born Sept. 11, 1913, in Lafayette, he was a lifelong resident of Lafayette. He was married July 20, 1939, to Thelma "Tommy" Nicholas, who survives.

Knoth was the former owner and operator of Furs By Francis, and retired in 1972. He was a World War II Navy veteran and a member of American Legion Post 11. He was also a member and past grand knight of Lafayette Knights of Columbus. A member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church, he attended St. Boniface School and Mt. Health Seminary in Cincinnati.

Also surviving are seven sons, including Robert Knoth of Flora; two daughters; a brother; a sister, 32 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Services were held Monday in Lafayette with burial in St. Boniface Cemetery.

Delphi Carroll County Comet
February 12, 1992 
Family links: 
  Henry Frank Knoth (1869 - 1946)
  Catherine M Samberg Knoth (1874 - 1949)
  Thelma Loretta Nicholas Knoth (1921 - 2004)
  Michael Anthony Knoth (1947 - 2009)*
  Francis John Knoth (1913 - 1992)
  Robert James Knoth (1915 - 1965)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Boniface Cemetery
Tippecanoe County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Burt
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29472374
Francis John Knoth
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