AKKERMAN INGEBRAND FUNERAL HOME – MORA
Joseph Knoll, of Ogilvie, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his home. He was 83 years old.
GRAVESIDE SERVICE will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at St. Kathryn’s Catholic Cemetery in Ogilvie.
Joseph Theodore Knoll Jr., of Ogilvie, passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at his home. He was 83 years old.
Joseph Jr. was born on October 14, 1936 in Minneapolis, Minnesota to parents Joseph Sr. and Nadine (Greiner) Knoll. He enlisted in the United States Navy where he traveled the world during the Korean War in service to his country. After his discharge, Joe continued to travel by hauling freight over the road in his prized Peterbilt 18 wheeler.
For many years Joe enjoyed owning and operating the Cottonwood Resort on Briggs Lake near Clear Lake, MN. He retired to Ogilvie where he was able to enjoy fishing with family and friends on the Ann River any chance he got. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Joe is preceded in death by his parents, sister Joan Bauer, and grandson BJ Matthies.
He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Sally; children, Cheryl (Jeffrey) Miller of Spring Hill, FL, Robert of Duluth, Richard of Brunswick, Catherine (Kevin) Matthies of Spring Hill, FL, Crystal Lee of Isanti, Jennifer (John) Gohl of Palm Harbor, FL, Jacqueline (John) VanKeuren-Meuffel of Eudora, KS, and Melinda (Randy) Wold of Twin Valley; 25 grandchildren and 31 great grandchildren; brother Robert (Sharon) of Mora; sister Nadine Bauer of Oklahoma; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.