Elsie P. Knobl, 95, of Paxton died at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at Provena Covenant Medical Center, Urbana.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, December 22, 2012 at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E. Pells Street, Paxton with David Parker officiating. Burial will follow in Glen Cemetery, Paxton.
Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service Saturday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Knobl was born February 5, 1917 at Philadelphia, PA the daughter of John and Louise Eberle Ettensberger. She married Adam Knobl March 3, 1954 at Philadelphia. He preceded her in death May 25, 1979.
Survivors include her daughter, Debbie (Dan) Schwartz of Paxton; a grandson, Adam Schwartz and a granddaughter, Alyson Schwartz, both of Paxton; one sister, Lillian Geese of Philadelphia and one niece and two nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother.
Mrs. Knobl grew up in Philadelphia and moved to Paxton in 1966. She had worked for Ferrara’s Pizza and assisted her husband in their business, Knobl’s Greenhouse in Paxton. Elsie enjoyed crocheting, gardening and growing African violets. Her greatest joy was spending time with her grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association or an organization of the donor’s choice.
Condolences may be offered online at www.baierfuneralservices.com