Alfred Knoll was born in a farm house in Twin Sisters on February 23, 1914 to Albert and Mina Georg Knoll. He attended Twin Sisters School and grew up on his father’s farm and eventually took over the farm. He worked hard his whole life, as a farmer, rock mason and in the grocery store. He built the rock fireplace in the Gem of the Hills. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, served on the Blanco City Council, was a member of the Eagles Club and Sons of Hermann. He and his wife sold the farm in the mid 60’s and moved into Blanco. They built a new home where he lived until he moved to Liveoak Medical Center on February 27. On the night of Feb 29 he joined his wife, Eliese in Heaven at the age of 94 years.
He is preceded in death by his wife and parents, a daughter, Susie Knoll, a granddaughter, Denise Knoll, and a brother Milton Knoll. He is survived by his son, Clifton and wife Joyce Knoll of Blanco, sister, Cora Bindseil of Blanco, grandsons: Troy Knoll and wife Jodi, Richard Knoll and wife Tami and Ronnie Bell and wife Estehla, Granddaughters: Lou Ann Ashmore and husband David, Karen Coldwell and husband Peter, Lisa Wolf and husband Charlie, 13 Great-grandchildren and three nieces.
Visitation was held at Crofts Funeral Home from 6:00 to 8:00 PM Monday. Funeral services were held on Tuesday at 2:00 PM at Crofts Funeral Home with Dr. Bobbie Leggitt officiating. Burial followed in the Blanco Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church, Blanco.