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Sharon Knoeck

September 11, 1941 — August 29, 2022

Sharon R. Knoeck, 80, of Wausau, passed away August 29, 2022, at North Central Health Care.

Sharon was born September 11, 1941, in Wausau to parents Raymond and Edna (Ferris) Denfeld. She worked at First Star Bank for many years and was a Promotional Manager for Channel 7 WSAW for 12 years- running numerous promotional events- most memorable were the golf tournaments. Sharon’s greatest love was television and broadcasting. She loved her sitcoms and enjoyed her shows, especially The Bold & The Beautiful. Sharon loved the Green Bay Packers. She and Tom Knoeck went on their first date to a Packer game 36 years ago and have been together ever since. She will be dearly missed.

Sharon is survived by her husband Thomas Knoeck; children Gary S. Bender, Michele (Jerry Muzynoski) Sedivy, and Chris A. (Lisa) Bender; stepchildren William (Beth) Knoeck, James (Nicki) Knoeck, and Mary (Brian) Ruell; grandchildren Leslie Sedivy, Micheala Muzynoski, Carly Maruska, Caden and Ben Knoeck, and Devin Ruell; great-grandchild Victor Letarski; siblings Mike (Roxanne) Denfeld and Brian (Barb) Denfeld; and numerous extended family and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; son Steven Bender; and siblings Phillip “Lucky” Denfeld, Alan Denfeld, Jerry Denfeld, and Judy Caroll.

Visitation will take place Wednesday, September 7, 2022, from 4pm to 7pm at Helke Funeral Home, 302 Spruce Street, Wausau. A memorial service will be held Thursday, September 8, 2022, at 10am at Helke Funeral Home with a visitation beginning at 9am. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery.

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Visitation

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

4:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Helke Funeral Home and Cremation Service

302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Visitation

Thursday, September 8, 2022

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

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302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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Memorial Service

Thursday, September 8, 2022

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302 Spruce St, Wausau, WI 54401

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