Robert A. Knoernschild

Robert Arnold Knoernschild, 82, Augusta, passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018.
Robert was born in St. Louis, the son of Arnold and Verna (Nahm) Knoernschild. Robert established and operated Centennial Farms of Augusta, an orchard and pumpkin patch for almost 50 years.

Robert is survived by his wife, Ellen (Gallagher) Knoernschild; his children, Christina (Mike) Wright, Augusta, and Karl (Katra) Knoernschild, Oswego Ill.; his sister, Kathy (Jerry) Maune, Washington; five grandsons; two granddaughters-in-law; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his father, Arnold Knoernschild; his mother, Verna Knoernschild; and his brother, Gene Knoernschild.

A memorial service will be held in his honor Saturday Jan. 20, at 11 a.m. at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, Augusta.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to a memorial fund at Ebenezer United Church of Christ, 5541 Walnut St., Augusta, MO 63332.