EL PASO - Maurine Knecht, 82, of 296 N. Fayette, El Paso, died at 2:33 p.m. Monday (Feb. 20, 2006) at BroMenn Regional Medical Center, Normal.
A private funeral will be Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church, El Paso. Rev. Bobby Niemtschk will officiate. Burial will follow in East Lawn Memorial Gardens, Bloomington. Memorial contributions may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church, El Paso.
Maurine was born April 27, 1923, at El Paso, a daughter of Louis H. and Jennie L. Rippel Knecht.
Surviving is her sister. Imogene A. (Kenneth) Knecht Phillis, El Paso.
She worked as a bookkeeper for LH Knecht Sales and Service Oldsmobile Dealership, El Paso for 25 years.
Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home, El Paso, is handling arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at ruestmanharrisfuneralhome.com.