Helmut “Hal” Knolmayer, 67, of Granger, passed from this life on Thursday, July 18, 2013. A prayer service was held on July 22 at Iles Funeral Homes in Madrid.
Hal was born on May 28, 1946 in Dornbirn, Austria, to Edmund and Anna (Farkas) Knolmayer. He was a 1966 graduate of Woodward-Granger High School, where he shined as a football player. Hal was employed as a detail painter with Massey Ferguson in Des Moines, until they closed. He then worked in construction. May he rest in peace.
He is survived by his daughter, Stephanie (Tom) Bell of Solon; her mother, Glory Knolmayer of Granger; three sisters, Annie Moran of Woodward, Rosie (Mike) Thompson of Polk City and Margaret Naylor of Hamilton, Mo.; brother, Ed (Steph) Knolmayer of River Falls, Wis.; two grandchildren, Haley and Jace; and a host of extended family members including aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
Online condolences will be welcomed at IlesCares.com.