Geneva  Knuckles

Obituary of Geneva Knuckles

Geneva Knuckles, age 78, of Chicago, IL, passed away on Monday, October 9, 2017 in Chicago.

She was born on February 1, 1939 in Helton, KY to the late Fred Napier and Mary Ellen Napier.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by all of her Children: Deborah Klabacha, Earl Dean Knuckles, and Wendy Hintsala.

Geneva loved to make people feel welcome in her home by cooking and showing off her handmade decorations.  She was known to many as just Grandma and later Nana.

She is survived by her Husband, Harold Knuckles; Grandchildren, Jason and Renata Klabach; Great Grandchildren, Marisa and Rhys Klabacha; SIblings, Tina Grimaldi, Mike Komac, Ralph Napier, Kathy Napier, Daryl Napier, Charles Napier, and Randall Napier.

Visitation will be from 11am until 1pm Wednesday, October 11, 2017,  at Vankirk-Grisell Funeral Home followed by a graveside service  at Wilton Cemetery in Knox County, Kentucky.

Messages may be written to the family at


Share Your Memory of