Cory Daniel Kneifel, 31, of Chicago died Tuesday, January 11, 2005 at his home in Chicago. Services are 10:30 am Wednesday, January 19, 2005 at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Columbus. Visitation is on Tuesday from 5-8 pm at McKown Funeral Home with a Vigil service at 7:00 pm, also at the funeral home. Visitation continues Wednesday morning from 8-10 am at McKown Funeral Home. Interment is in St. Bonaventure Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the donor's choice.
Cory Daniel Kneifel was born October 17, 1973 in Columbus to Daniel Kneifel and Teresa Hansen. He grew up in Columbus where he worked at Geno's Minno Mart for several years. He graduated from Columbus High School in 1993. He attended Platte College, Metro Community College in Omaha, and later graduated from the University of Nebraska-Omaha with a Human Services Degree. He worked at Allen's Furniture and Nebraska Furniture Mart. He moved to Chicago where he worked at Domicile Furniture Store. He performed in various high school plays and at the Platte Valley Playhouse. He loved flowers, animals, photography, and the outdoors.
He is survived by:
Father Daniel Kneifel of Columbus, NE
Mother Teresa Hansen of Columbus, NE
Sister Tina (Dave) Behrens of Columbus, NE
Brother Brandon Micek of Columbus, NE
Grandmother Patricia Hansen of Columbus, NE
Grandparents Gene & Delores Kneifel of Columbus, NE
He is preceded in death by:
Grandfather Allan Hansen