No funeral services for Claude Lee Knigge of Seymour

are planned at this time.

Mr. Knigge, 70, died Sept. 22, 2019, at the Harry S. Truman Hospital of Columbia.

He was born on Feb. 21, 1949, at Fort Atkinson Memorial Hospital in Wisconsin to Albert LeRoy and Lotta Mary Kruger Knigge.

He had worked for the gas company in Gurnee, Ill., for 33 years.

He served in the U.S. Army for two years.

Preceding him in death were his parents and his son, Donald Knigge.

Survivors include his wife, Milisie, of Seymour; his sons, Keith Knigge of Fox Lake, Ill., and Joesph Knigge of the state of Wisconsin; his daughters, Karen Smith and husband John of Jacksonville, Fla., Cheryl Knigge of Searcy, Ark., Audrey Knigge of Seymour, Kayla Falahi and husband Joseph of Springfield; five grandchildren; two sisters, Charlotte of Willow Springs and Carol Knigge of Fox Lake, Ill.; and his brother, Art Knigge of the state of Nevada.