Obituary: Lillian Miriam Knauff |

Obituary: Lillian Miriam Knauff

Lillian Miriam Knauff, 83, died at home. Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She lived a long and active life. She leaves behind her loving husband Ron, sons Tom and Bob, and daughter Sue Gresch and their children and their children’s children.

Lillian was born March 15, 1926 in Grand Rapids, Mich. and was the last living of 13 siblings born to Miriam and Nimey Ghareeb. She moved to Kenosha, Wis. in 1972, then to Carson City in 1989. Ron and Lillian were married for 47 years. Lillian did an outstanding job raising sons Tom and Bob prior to her marriage to Ron. She leaves the world better than when she entered it, with her love of live, caring and compassion and determination to do the right thing. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Walton’s Chapel of the Valley is in charge of arrangements.