Robert C. Knoll, 92, of Harvard, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at Rockford Memorial Hospital in Rockford.
He was born in Northbrook on Dec. 25, 1925, to John and Elsa (Heppner) Knoll. In 1991 he married Estelle R. Skulzacek.
Robert was the long-time owner and operator of Robert C. Knoll Grain in Woodstock. He was a U.S. Army veteran who was stationed in Japan during World War II. He was a member at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Woodstock. After selling the business, he and his wife, Estelle, went on many trips covering the United States and Canada.
He is survived by his wife, Stell; two children, Robert Jr. and Sandy; a brother, Jack (Jane) Knoll; and two sisters, Bernice (Walter) Bruhn and Marion Engleking.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Violet Eicholz.
The funeral was June 23 at St. John’s Lutheran Church,Woodstock. Interment was in McHenry County Memorial Park Cemetery, Woodstock.
Arrangements were handled by Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, Woodstock.