COLUMBUS — Gerald Burton Knouff, 90, died Nov. 24, 2010, at Wesley Glen Retirement Community.
He was born, Feb. 23, 1920, in South Bloomfield Township, Morrow County, Ohio, to Newell S. and Olive (Porter) Knouff. He was a Flight Engineer in the Air Force during World War II. He served in both the Pacific and European Theaters. He was a 65-year member of Mount Zion Lodge 9 F. & A.M. of Mount Vernon and a member of Scottish Rite, Valley of Columbus. He was a member of Indianola Church of Christ. He retired from Rutherford Funeral Home Inc. after more than 50 years of dedicated service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Faye (Worley) Knouff; his daughter, Cheryl (Knouff) Clark; and brother, Paul.
He is survived by his grandchildren, Matthew Wymer, Meredith and Milissa Clark; two brothers, Donald (Marjorie) and Robert; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be Sunday, Nov. 28, at 3 p.m. at Rutherford-Corbin Funeral Home, 515 High St., Worthington, where friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time. Military honors will follow the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Scottish Rite Learning Center. Graveside service will be Monday at 10 a.m. at Bloomfield Cemetery, Morrow County. Condolences to www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
Lenora M. Mathias