Delores Ann “Susie” Knoch, 77, of Fort Madison, IA, passed away at 3:38 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2022 at The Madison. She was born on December 5, 1944 in Missouri to Lewie & Margaret Young VanVelkinburg. She married Leroy Glenn Knoch on December 19, 1964 in Fort Madison, IA. He preceded her in death on November 9, 2022. She owned and operated Knoch’s Wallpapering Service for 30+ years. She papered many homes and business throughout the surrounding area. She enjoyed making Christmas candy with her grandkids, tending to her flower gardens, watching the birds on the back porch with Leroy and their road trips together. She and Leroy enjoyed making crafts for around the yard and for family and friends.
Susie is survived by: 1-daughter: Glenda “Pebbles” (Paul) Schneider of Fort Madison, IA; 1-son: Fred (Stephanie) Knoch of Fort Madison, IA; 5-grandchildren: Austin Post, Denver (Sam) Gittings, Manuel Martinez, Liandra Martinez & Abigail Martinez; 7-great grandchildren; 1-brother: Sonny VanVelkinburg of Kahoka, MO; 4-half-brothers: James (Joan) McVeigh, Larry (Julie) McVeigh, Ron McVeigh & Everd VanVelkinburg. She was preceded in death by: her parents, husband and 3-siblings: Robert in infancy, Mary Alice Brown & Marilyn Hodges.
Cremation has been entrusted to the care of King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory and no services are planned. Online condolences to the Knoch family may be left at the King-Lynk Funeral Home & Crematory website: www.kinglynk.com.