Douglas Knobloch


Rock Rapids, Iowa

July 12, 2021

Douglas Knobloch, 62, of Rock Rapids, Iowa, passed away Monday, July 12, 2021, at Avera Merrill Pioneer Hospital in Rock Rapids.

Funeral service was Thursday, July 15, at Apostolic Christian Church, Lester, Iowa, with interment in the church cemetery.

Douglas Knobloch was born Aug. 25, 1958, in Rock Rapids, son of Dale and Mary Ellen (Metzger) Knobloch. He grew up near Lester, Iowa, and graduated from West Lyon Community Schools in 1976. He studied ag business at NCC in Sheldon, Iowa.  

On July 18, 1981, he married Kathy Schubert. He worked in various agriculture-related jobs in northwest Iowa. He also co-owned/operated G&D Bait Shop in Rock Rapids several years. Survivors include two daughters, Candra Knobloch and Jessica Drewes, both of Rock Rapids; his father, Dale Knobloch of Rock Rapids; five siblings, Karen (Ray) Glammeier of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Mike (Bonnie) Knobloch of lnwood, Iowa, Lori (Rolyce) Scheitlin of Remington, Indiana, Stan (Dawn) Knobloch of Rock Rapids and Patti (Kurt) Bahler of West Lafayette, Indiana, along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife and mother.

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