- Local Guide
Georgianna H. Knoch, 83, of St. Johns, died at 12:39 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011, at the Lima Memorial Health System Emergency Room.
She was born June 16, 1928, in St. Johns, the daughter of Charlotte (Rosell) and Everet Eugene Bush, who preceded her in death. On June 22, 1944, she married Allen Wayne Knoch, and he died Feb. 26, 2009.
Surviving are two sons, Kenneth W. Knoch, of Wapakoneta, and Scott A. (Roberta) Knoch, of St. Johns; a daughter, Michele (Michael) Hicks, of St. Johns; eight grandchildren, Kylie and Zachary Knoch, Ryan (Mandy), Ricky, aand Renee Sites, and Shane, Kelsey, and Kassidy Hicks; a brother, Bill Bush, of New Knoxville, and a longtime neighbor, Bill Phillips.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Ryan Knoch.
A homemaker, Georgianna worked at the Sheets Hassock Co., and later at Heartland Manor in Indian Lake. She was a member of the St. Johns United Methodist Church and a 50 year member of the Clay Rebecca Lodge 321. She enjoyed playing cards and camping.
Services are at 10:30 a.m., Monday at the St. Johns United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Gordon officiating. Burial will follow in the Mount Tabor Cemetery in Clay Township.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home in Wapakoneta and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Johns United Methodist Church or the Auglaize County Council on Aging.
Condolences may be sent to bayliffandeleyfh.com.
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