Robert Francis Kinderknecht

Robert Francis Kinderknecht, 83, died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, at his home in Sheridan County, near Park.

He was born Sept. 9, 1937, Sheridan County, near Park to Alex and Anna (Bollig) Kinderknecht. He was a 1956 graduate of Park Rural High School.

He married Virginia Billinger on Sept. 12, 1959. He worked at Midwest Coop and Heinrich Feeds Elevator in Grainfield. He was a U.S. Army veteran serving in Korea.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, Larry Kinderknecht, Quinter and Don Kinderknecht, Seattle; a daughter, Lisa Cox, Ellis; a sister, Thelma Wildeman, Park; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Park; burial in Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Park with military honors.

A rosary will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. The family requests those in attendance to please wear masks and practice social distancing.

Memorials are suggested to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or Masses, in care of Schmitt Funeral Home, Quinter.

Condolences can be sent to the family at

Posted online on October 29, 2020