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Charles J Knute

June 15, 1932 December 27, 2018
Charles  J  Knute
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Charles Knute, age 86, of Boone and the Westhaven Community, died on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at the Westhaven Community.

A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 29, 2018 at 10:30 am at the Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel at Sixth and Marshall. Friends may call on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 4 until 7 pm at the Funeral Chapel, where the family will be present from 5 until 7 pm. Visitation will continue Saturday morning, from 9:30 am until service time. Burial will be held in the Mineral Ridge Cemetery, Ridgeport, Iowa.

Charles ‘Chuck’ Junior Knute, was born on June 15, 1932, the son of Charles and Sophia (Floring) Knute in Carroll County, Iowa. After attending school in Glidden, he joined the U.S. Army on February 1, 1955, serving in Germany from 1956-1957. He was united in marriage to Laila Fairchild on November 19, 1961 at the Community Methodist Church in Ogden, Iowa. They were the parents of two daughters, Alaina and Aleasa.

Chuck was employed by O-Neil Dairy in Ames, George A. Rolfes in Boone, owned and operated the former Arctic Lounge in Boone from 1964-1974, and retired from Boone Community Schools in 1991. Chuck enjoyed horsepower in cars and horses. He had an interest in classic cars, and enjoyed driving many red convertibles. He also enjoyed horseracing. Chuck was a quiet, gentle person that loved to tell stories. He also enjoyed watching his daughters and grandchildren participate in all of their activities.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Bernice Janssen Ward, Betty Wurr; a brother, Norman Brower. He is survived by his wife, Laila of Boone; two daughters, Alaina (Bill) Morgan of Malvern, and Aleasa (Chris) Miller of Boone; four grandchildren: Dan (Hadley) Morgan of Ankeny, Joe (Monica Dewan) Morgan of Durham, North Carolina, Shelby Miller of West Des Moines, and Kailee Miller of Boone; one brother-in-law, Bill Fairchild of Dalhart, Texas.

Memorials in memory of Charles may be directed to the Westhaven Community.

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4:00 PM 12/28/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 12/28/2018 7:00:00 PM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

The family will be present from 5 pm until 7 pm.

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Funeral Service




10:30 AM 12/29/2018 10:30:00 AM
Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel

1006 Sixth Street
Boone, IA 50036

There will be a visitation from 9:30 until the time of the service.

Schroeder-Reimers Memorial Chapel
1006 Sixth Street Boone 50036 IA
United States

Cemetery Details


Mineral Ridge Final Resting Place

1200 125th Street
Boone, Iowa 50036

1200 125th Street Boone 50036 Iowa
United States

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