February 23, 1944 - November 21, 2016
Wayne C. Knack, 72, Ashwaubenon passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 21, 2016. Wayne was born on February 23, 1944 in Oshkosh the son of the now late Rueben and Marjorie (Van Blaricom) Knack. He was a graduate of Green Bay West High School with the class of 1963. Wayne served his country in the United States Navy from 1963 until his honorable discharge in 1966. On September 24, 1966 he married the former Georgine Fonzi at St. Barbara’s Catholic Church in Minersville, PA and the couple just celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. He retired after many years from Hillshire Farms in New London in 2006. Wayne had a love for woodworking and always kept busy with all of his projects. He loved spending time outdoors trout fishing. Wayne was also an avid Packer fan. Wayne is survived by his loving wife Georgine, 2 children Michael Knack and Karen (James) VanRossum, 4 grandchildren Stephanie, Alex, Hannah and Dominic, 1 great-grandson Harper, 2 sisters and 2 brothers-in-law Dianne (Val) Drzewiecki, Dolores “Dee” (Kenneth) Payette, 1 sister-in-law Tina Rudaitis, 2 brothers-in-law and 2 sisters-in-law Joseph “Joe” (Dee) Cola, Rick (Diane) Cola. He is further survived by many nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by 1 grandson Anthony, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Rosemary and Amerigo Cola, a brother-in-law Bob Rudaitis. Gathering of family and friends will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Nativity of Our Lord Parish 2270 S. Oneida Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Jack Harper officiating. In lieu of other expressions of sympathy a Memorial Fund has been established. The family would like to offer a warm note of appreciation to the staff of Green Bay Oncology and Dr. Michael Volk for all of their loving care and concern. Also, a heartfelt thank you to Unity Hospice for the dignity and compassion shown to Wayne as well as all of the family~ your kindness will never be forgotten.
Wayne C. Knack, 72, Ashwaubenon passed away peacefully at home on Monday, November 21, 2016. Wayne was born on February 23, 1944 in Oshkosh the son of the now late Rueben and Marjorie (Van Blaricom) Knack. He was a graduate of Green Bay West... View Obituary & Service Information
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