M. Yvonne Goeken

January 25, 1934 ~ April 28, 2020 (age 86)


M. Yvonne Knobeloch (Goeken), 86, of Tremont, passed away at 6:19 am Tuesday April 28, 2020 at Hopedale Nursing Home.

She was born January 25, 1934 in Arrowsmith, IL to Gerald C. and M. Helen (Perry) Sweet. She married Velde J. Knobeloch on October 19, 1958 in Minier and he passed away on November 17, 2000. She later married Paul E. Goeken in Pekin on October 25, 2002 and he passed away on November 23, 2006.

Surviving are two sons, Norman R. (Ann) Knobeloch of Tremont and Alan J. Knobeloch of Washington; five grandchildren, Christy (Adam), Justin, Tracy, Megan, and Stephanie; one great grandchild, Audrey.

She was a member of the Tremont United Methodist Church, Minier Historical Society and Delavan Historical Society.

She worked as an office worker for 32 years and drove a semi with Velde for 15 years.

A private family graveside service will be on Saturday May 2, 2020 at Minier Cemetery in Minier. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Tremont Rescue 702 or Tremont United Methodist Church.


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