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Albert Carl Knollmann, of Williamsburg, died June 21, 2015, at the age of 90.
Carl was born on July 2, 1924, in Cincinnati, son of the late Albert Knollmann and Wilhemina Wieser. He was also preceded in death by his first wife of 46 years, Jeanne G. Knollmann and his sisters, Grace Daly and Ruth Keefer.
Carl was a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati and a member of St. Bede Catholic Church in Williamsburg. In his retirement, he enjoyed playing golf.
He was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army. After leaving the military service, he began his longtime career in government civilian service, retiring as a contract negotiator for NASA at Langley Research Center.
Carl leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 17 years, Helen Ameel Knollmann; his sons, Michael G. Knollmann (Heather), Thomas C. Knollmann and Richard F. Knollmann (Kathy); his daughter, Mary Christine Lafferty (Edward); grandchildren, Alex, Tyler and Michaela Knollmann; stepchildren, Barbara McGinniss (Jim), Susan Darling (Chris) and Thomas Ameel (Karen); and step-grandchildren, James, Michael, Scott, Andrew, Christy, Kathryn Anne, Emily and Sarah.
The family would like to extend special gratitude to the staff of Morningside Assisted Living of Williamsburg and to the caregivers from Nurturing Hearts.
A funeral mass will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at William & Mary’s Catholic Campus Ministry (CCM) located on the corner of Richmond Road and Harrison Avenue in Williamsburg. Interment will follow services at Williamsburg Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Carl’s memory to the St. Bede Building Fund, 3686 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188; Little Sisters of the Poor, 1503 Michaels Road, Richmond, VA 23229; or to a favorite charity of your choice.
Please leave online condolences for the family at Nelsen Funeral Home.
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