Jacque S. Knies, 93, Jasper

Jacque S. Knies, 93, of Jasper, died Monday, January 11, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Vincennes October 21, 1927, to Cyril and Ethel (Jansen) Egloff. She married Andrew A. Knies April 19, 1951, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died January 17, 1961.

Jacque was a 1945 graduate of Jasper High School. She was a homemaker and a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper. She enjoyed word puzzles, reading, and working in the yard.

She is survived by two daughters, Suzanne Hurst and husband Dave, Jasper, and Christine Duncan and husband Mike, Bristol, Illinois; one son, Phil Knies and wife Marcia, Jasper; eight grandchildren, Emily Jarrett, Alex Hurst, Andrea Rohleder, Abby Giesler, Andrew Knies, Christopher and Molly Duncan, and Sarah Bostrom; and 13 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her lifelong companion, David Schmitt, and one sister Rosemary Brescher.

Private services will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions can be made to Precious Blood Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.

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