Joan Kay Knust, 81, of Albion, passed away Friday, March 16, 2018, at the Boone County Health Center in Albion.
Joan is survived by her husband Mark of Albion; six children: Nancy (Bob) Luettel of Albion; Floyd (Ann) Knust of Neligh; Mark (Marcia) Knust, Jr. of Newman Grove; Jolene Day of Lincoln; Rita (Brian) Liss of Albion; Lee (Amy) Knust of Lincoln; 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren: Kelly and Shane Eckhoff and children Madisen, Lexie, and Landen; Amy and Jason Olnes and children Taylor, Avery, and Dalton; Janelle and Ryan Tisthammer and children Keiley, Karlie, and Sydney; Ashley and Ben Su and daughter Addison; Andrew and Alicia Knust and children Emma and Daniel; Jennifer and Will Henry and children Liam, Jael, and Onyx; Jesse Knust; Bridget and Tanner Bollig; Jasper and Tamra Day; LeiLani Day and son Korben; Kyle and Sarah Liss and daughter Quinn; Kevin Liss and fiancé Ashlyn Brockhaus; Jordan Knust; and Justin Knust; six sisters: Ellen (Lawrence) Stuhr; Susan (Gerald) Borer; Ruth (Ken) Kerkman; May (Joe) Henn; Lori (Bob) Henn; Sharon (Bill) Ketteler; four brothers: David (Luana) Petsche; Donald (Shirley) Petsche; Joseph (Ev) Petsche; Charles (Pat) Petsche; along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Leah Petsche, and great grandson Noah Liss.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, March 19, 2018 at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Albion with Fr. Mark Tomasiewicz, Deacon Paul Weeder, and Deacon Jim Schindel officiating. Burial was held at the St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery, Raeville.
Levander Funeral Home in Albion was in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be sent to the family at: www.levanderfuneralhome.com.