Gordon A. Knowles
Gordon A. Knowles, 81, Stockport, died Thursday June 20, 2013, at Van Buren County Hospital, Keosauqua.
Funeral services for him and his wife will be held at the family home, 215 North Main St., Stockport, Iowa 52651 from 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 23. Memorials to the family may be brought to or mailed to the home. Pedrick Funeral Home, Keosauqua, handled the cremation
He was born March 24, 1932, at Stockport to Elmer and Vera Brown Knowles. He married Laura E. Heinold July 31, 1954. She died June 17, 2007.
He graduated from Stockport High School, served in the U.S. Army and was a mail carrier in Arlington, Va., Peoria, Ill., and Tucson, Ariz. and retired back to Stockport. He was a Mason.
He is survived by three daughters, Sheri (Richard) Bruns of Carlock, Ill., Marla Knowles of Fairfield and Teresa Knowles of Hillsboro; two sons, David (Sherry) Knowles of Carlock, Ill., and Kriss (Terri) Knowles of Batavia, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his wife; parents and two sisters, Ardythe Gardner and Anna Marie Miller.