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Lillian Giesemann Knecht

March 10, 1925 ~ November 9, 2017 (age 92)
Knecht, Lillian  Giesemann, entered into eternal rest on November 9, 2017, at 92 years of age.  Beloved wife of the late Frank J. Knecht, Jr.  Mother of Katherine K. Ayme (Richard), Paul S. Knecht (Gail), Peter J. Knecht (Julie) and Joseph S. Knecht (Jane).  Also survived by grandchildren Katherine A. Perrien (Stephen), Richard L. Ayme, Jr. (Tessa), Andrew P. Knecht, Adam L. Knecht, Michelle C. Knecht, Amy K. Rawlins (Jeff), Lisa A. Knecht, Steven P. Knecht, Susan E. Knecht, and Patrick J. Knecht as well as 6 great grandchildren.  She was the youngest child of the late Catherine R. and Joseph V. Giesemann, Sr.  Preceded in death by her son, Frank J. Knecht, III and her siblings, Mary Ellen Shell, Marie Louise Giesemann, Catherine G. Nielsen, Claire G. Mura, Joseph V. Giesemann, Jr., and F. Albert Giesemann. 
Visitation at St. Dominic’s Church, 775 Harrison Ave., on Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 followed by Catholic Funeral Mass.   Interment to follow at Greenwood Cemetery. 
Special thanks for the exceptional care that she received from the staff at Vista Shores Assisted Living.  In lieu of flowers, mass intentions or donations to Little Sisters of the Poor, 1655 McGill Ave., Mobile, AL 36604. The family invites you to share your thoughts, fond memories, and condolences online, at

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