Paul J. Knigge Sr.

January 27, 2020

Paul J. Knigge Sr., age 83, at rest January 24, 2020 at his home in Downers Grove. Born August 16, 1936 in Highland Park, IL to Paul and Violet Knigge. Beloved husband of Gail (nee Walker) and the late Helen (nee Speta); loving father of Paul J. (Pati) Knigge Jr., Pamela (Andy) Johnson, Denise (Bill) Zeleny and Diane (Tim) Donnelly; devoted grandfather of Casandra, Theresa, Andrew, Catherine, Paul, Robert and Rachel; dearest great grandfather of Gage, Logan, Giuliana, Kailee, Drew and Thomas; dear uncle of several nieces and nephews. Retired firefighter for the Broadview Fire Department Visitation Tuesday January 28, 2020 from 4-8 P.M. at West Suburban Funeral Home & Cremation Services 39 N. Cass Ave., Westmont. Family and friends are asked to meet Wednesday at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 820 Division St., Lisle, for a 10 A.M. Funeral Mass.. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Pl. Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Broadview Fire Department Explorers 2400 S. 25th Ave., Broadview, IL 60155. Info 630-852-8000 or