Charles Edward "Chuck" Knuth

Charles “Chuck” E. Knuth, 89, of Frederick, died Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Heritage Health in Mt. Sterling.

He was born August 6, 1928 in Bloomington, the son of John Charles and Lillian Peifer Knuth. He married Mabel Krems on July 7, 1972 in McLean County and she survives.

He is also survived by three stepsons, Randy, Lester and Steve Smith; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one brother, Eugene Knuth. He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, John Knuth.

Mr. Knuth served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Bartlow Brothers in Rushville, as a smokehouse operator, for several years. Chuck enjoyed being outdoors working in his garden and had a love for trains.

Memorial graveside services will be held 11 AM Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Messerer Cemetery, near Frederick. Memorials are suggested to the donor’s choice, c/o Sager Funeral Home, 202 E. 8th Street, Beardstown, IL  62618. Sager Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of the arrangements.