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Louis R. Knox

October 2, 1923 May 1, 2015
Louis R. Knox
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Obituary for Louis R. Knox

Knox, Louis R. “Lou” Age 91

US Army Infantry Machine Gun Commander, Sgt. in the Darby’s Rangers, First Special Service Force

Beloved husband of 44 years to Della (nee Naso).
Loving father of Marilou (Ronald) Mrjenovich, Louis J. (Victoria) Knox, and Robert J. Knox. Step-father of Donald Tennant and Denise Herzog.
Cherished grandfather of Mary Denise Sopata, Tammi and Tara Mrjenovich, Tessa Knox (Alejandro) Villagra, Kyle Knox, Caitlin (Dan) O’Connor, Rileigh Knox, Madeline (Andy) Warnier, Zachary (Jennifer) Knox, Nathanial Knox, Nichole Knox, Sarunas and Guvidas Siauciunas, Doug Herzog, and Michelle Herzog.
Proud great-grandfather of 13.
Dear brother of Gladys Soppet.
Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

Recipient of the Congressional Gold Medal First Special Service Force, 2 Purple Hearts, Silver Star, Bronze Cluster and Bronze Star.

Huge Chicago White Sox fan who had the opportunity to throw out a 1st pitch. Second time Hero of the Game 1 year later.

Proud member of the Leo High School Hall of Fame.

Visitation Thursday 3-9 p.m.

Funeral Friday 10:45 a.m. from the Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home, 9000 W. 151st Street, Orland Park, IL to St. George Church, Mass 11:30 a.m.

Interment private.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Leo High School, 7901 S. Sangamon Street, Chicago, IL 60620 would be appreciated.

www.sheehyfh.com 708-857-7878

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

7

May

3:00 PM 5/7/2015 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 5/7/2015 9:00:00 PM
Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park

9000 W. 151st St.
Orland Park, IL 60462

Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home - Orland Park
9000 W. 151st St. Orland Park 60462 IL
United States

Mass

Friday

8

May

11:30 AM 5/8/2015 11:30:00 AM
ST. GEORGE CHURCH

6707 W. 175TH STREET
TINLEY PARK, IL

Procession will leave funeral home at 10:45 am.

ST. GEORGE CHURCH
6707 W. 175TH STREET TINLEY PARK IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Leo High School

7901 S. Sanganmon Street
Chicago,, IL 60620
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