Herbert Frank Knoblock age 93 of Crete, Illinois passed away peacefully at St. Hospital on October 3, 2017. Born to Christopher and Tillie (nee Haug) Knoblock on January 8, 1924 in Chicago, Illinois. Married 60 years to the late Loretta (nee Harm) on July 3, 1948. Proudly served in the U.S. Army as a medic in the Pacific Theater during WW II. Serving New Guinea, the Philippines and occupied Japan. Worked for Kroger Foods and Seehausens Certified as stock manager until retirement in 1986.Survived by 5 children, Kurt (Sue) of Eau Claire, WI., Fred (Carol) of Rochester, IL., Lois (Richard) Boechtter of Woodstock, IL., Karl (Sandra) of Steger, IL., and Janice Knoblock of Hutchinson, KS. Cherished grandfather of 19 and great grandfather of 15. Preceded in death by his wife Loretta, 4 sisters and 1 grandchild.Funeral Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Lying in state at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1393 Elizabeth Street, Crete, IL from 10:00 A.M. until time of funeral service 11:30A.M. Interment: Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL. Info. (708) 672-7600. Arrangements entrusted by Crete Funeral Home, 1182 Main St., (Dixie Hwy.), Crete, IL 60417.