Friday, December 28th, 2012
Complete Obituary
Thomas Knous
  Thomas D. Knous, 71, St. Marys, died at 1:04 a.m. Dec. 27, 2012, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 15, 1941, in Coldwater, to John and Alethea Overly Knous. On May 13, 1961, he married Barbara Ann Arnold, who survives.
Also surviving are his two children, Thomas (Ruth) Knous, Jr., St. Marys, and Christine (Travis) Kuenning, St. Marys; two sisters, Naomi Krogman and Audrey Schlotterer, both of Celina; and four grandchildren.
Deceased are his two brothers, Robert and John Knous, and a sister, Norma Hoenie.
He graduated in 1959 from Coldwater High School. He played drums for the band "Roscoe and the Little Green Men." He later was inducted into the Minnesota Rock and Country Music Hall of Fame.
He owned and operated Carpetman Carpet Store, St. Marys, and worked many years as a bus driver for St. Marys City Schools. He was a member of the North American Fishing Club and the Roughrider Touchdown Club, and a charter member of the St. Marys Optimist Club.
Funeral rites are 10 a.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Revs. Jess King and David Brewer officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the St. Marys City Schools' Hooked on Fishing program.
Condolences may be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
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