Thelma J. McKnight
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[May 16, 2014]
McKnight, 83, of Mount Pulaski, formerly of Lincoln, passed away at
11:10 p.m. on May 14, 2014 at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount
Monday at 1 p.m.; 1 hour prior to the service
at the funeral home.
Monday at 2 p.m. at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral
Home in Lincoln
Lincoln- Thelma J. McKnight, 83, of Mount Pulaski,
formerly of Lincoln, passed away at 11:10 p.m. on
May 14, 2014 at Vonderlieth Living Center in Mount
Thelma was born on July 24, 1930 in Springfield;
daughter of Lloyd C and Margaret Bryson Day. She
married Melvin R. McKnight on June 14, 1953 in
Springfield. He preceded her in death on September
Thelma is survived by two brothers: Edward Day of
Denver, CO and Keith Day of Dallas, NC; one Niece:
Jean (Jeff) Martin of Mount Pulaski; one nephew:
Lloyd Day of Lincoln; as well as several other
nieces and nephews: great nephews: Doug (Erin)
Martin and Derek (Renee) Martin both of Mount
Pulaski; special friends: Mark, Diane, Bryce, Brent,
and Katie Hunsley of Lincoln. She was preceded in
death by her parents, one sister Mildred Wiebking,
and one brother Robert Day.
Thelma loved to go camping, boating, and traveling.
She also volunteered at the Logan County
Services for Thelma will be 2:00 p.m. Monday May 19,
2014 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in
Lincoln, with Mark Weber officiating. Visitation
will be from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service. Burial
at New Union Cemetery will follow the service.
Memorials may be given to the Logan County
Genealogical Society or Vonderlieth Living Center
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