Mark A. Knox

May 12, 1958 - October 30, 2014
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Poplar Grove, IL

Mark A. Knox, 56, of Poplar Grove, IL passed away peacefully, early Thursday morning, October 30, 2014 in his home after a lingering illness.  Mark was born May 12, 1958 in Belvidere, IL the son of Gerald L. and Velma (Butler) Knox.  Mark graduated from Belvidere High School in 1976 and entered the US Army in June of that year.  He was Honorably Discharged in June 1979 at Ft. Carson, Colorado.  He married Renee K. Schoff on December 31, 1988 in Belvidere.  Mark worked for Dean Foods then as a carpenter before becoming a plumber in 1991.  Mark was a veteran of the US Army; a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church; and enjoyed fishing, helping friends with horses and  his involvement with Boy Scouts.

Mark is loved and will be missed by his wife, Renee; children, Zachary and Olivia, both of Poplar Grove, Nichole (Jeff) Warren of South Beloit, IL, Mark Kigar of Massachusetts, Heidi (Eric) Gregory of Machesney Park, IL, Vanessa Croyl of Killeen, TX; 11 grandchildren; brother, Kevin Knox of Belvidere; sisters, Brenda Douglas, Diana (Greg) Anderson, both of Belvidere; 3 nieces and 3 nephews.  Mark is preceded in death by his grandparents.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss, pastor officiating.  Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.  Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.  A memorial fund will be established in Mark’s name at a later date.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 3, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel, 218 W. Hurlbut Ave., Belvidere, IL.


Service Information

Date: Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Time: 10:30 am -

Immanuel Lutheran Church

Address:

1045 Belvidere Road, Belvidere, IL, 61008

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 4, 2014 in Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1045 Belvidere Rd., Belvidere, IL with Rev. Allan Buss, pastor officiating.


Cemetery Information

Burial will be in Highland Garden of Memories.


Memorial Information

A memorial fund will be established in Mark’s name at a later date


 

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Born: May 12, 1958
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Ang Daniels posted on 10/31/14

Renee & family, So sorry for your loss our prayers are with all of you.

 

Merry Shane posted on 11/10/14

To the family of Mark - So sorry for your loss. My condolences.

 

LaWanna and John Turnipseed posted on 11/4/14

We are so sorry for your loss,may our thoughts and prayers be with you and your family

 

Sharon Floeter posted on 11/2/14

I am so sorry to hear about Mark....All my love and prayers to Renee and family...I will always remember the years with him at the Pumpkin Patch...

 

Tessa Mears posted on 11/1/14

I'm so sorry for your guy's loss Olivia I know he loved you very much and you to Renee Zach he loved you to oh so very much if you guys need anything let me know R.I.P Mark

 

Aunt Raetta posted on 11/1/14

Renee, My thoughts and prayers are with you in this sad time of your life. I'm just so sorry for your lose.

 

Uncle Roy & Aunt Carol Brening posted on 11/1/14

Renee, Zach & Olivia We are so sorry for your lose. Hopefully you will have a lot of good memories to help you get thought this rough time.

 

Denny & Connie Norris posted on 11/1/14

My you rest in peace for eternity Mark

 

Jim & Renee Kirchner posted on 10/31/14

Knox family, our thoughts and prayers go out to you in your time of loss.

 

Trudy & Jeff Flippo posted on 10/31/14

Renee, Velma, Gerry and family, We are so sorry for your loss, we`ll be thinking of you. Trudy and Jeff

 

Amber & Dave Dill posted on 10/31/14

So sorry Renee....may the memories comfort you....

 

Velma and Jerry Knox posted on 12/4/14

Mark, Dad and I love you. Rest in peace. Now no more pain. some day we will be back together again. Love you Mom

 

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