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Kurtis “Kurt” H. Knox

Celebration of Life Services:
Thursday, August 16, 2018
4:00 PM
Peterson Mortuary
212 S. Locust Street
Glenwood, Iowa 51534

Kurtis “Kurt” Howard Knox, 69 of Glenwood, Iowa formerly of Treynor, Iowa passed away August 12, 2018 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was born January 7, 1949 in Council Bluffs, Iowa to Howard and Darleen (Schnepel) Knox.

Kurt was raised in Treynor. Following high school, he attended Dana College where he earned his B.A. in Social Work. He attained his Master’s Degree from U.N.O. Kurt taught at Iowa School for the Deaf for 19 years and retired from his teaching career in Special Education at the Glenwood Middle School in 2013.

He loved maintaining his yard and was a skilled carpenter by building decks and various other projects.

Preceding Kurt in passing were his parents. Survivors include his wife, Diane Knox of Glenwood, Iowa; children, Christopher Knox of Council Bluffs, Iowa; Timothy Knox of La Vista, Nebraska; Dodd (Jill) Severn of Glenwood, Iowa; Brooke (Clay) Lincoln of Glenwood, Iowa; grandchildren, Jacob, Bree, Adam and Maddie Severn, Preston, Collin and Hallee Lincoln; sister, Carole (Jim) Watt of La Palma, California; nephews, Jim Watt and Jason Watt as well as many friends.

Interment to be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Glenwood Public Library.

5 Condolences

  • Wendi Hansen Posted August 13, 2018 4:29 pm

    So very sorry to hear. Love and thoughts to y’all.

  • JACKIE TRAVIS Posted August 13, 2018 7:46 pm

    So very sorry to hear of your loss… thoughts and prayers to you.

  • Melgoza Family Posted August 15, 2018 9:12 am

    My thoughts and prayers go out to The family. Kurt was a great guy. Hugs to you all ❤️

  • Richard Wagaman Posted August 16, 2018 7:42 am

    Diane, my sincere condolence to you and your family at this most difficult time. We as a family will pray that the days ahead will be comforting knowing that Kurt is peaceful in Gods domain.

  • Susan Noonan Posted August 17, 2018 8:32 am

    Kurt was one of Jon’s favorite teachers. He taught he many skills that help him to today in his life. May God be with your family at this sad time.

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