Lola M. Knouf, 78, of El Dorado, Kan., died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2003, at Susan B. Allen Memorial Hospital. Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday at Sunset Lawns Cemetery.
She was born Nov. 3, 1925, in El Dorado, Kan., the daughter of Curtis and Retha (Rouse) Cartmell. She lived most all her life in Butler County. For many years she cared for senior citizens both in nursing homes and home health care. She was married to Ted Knouf. He preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1988.
Survivors include; daughter, Wilma E. Vandenburg, Richards, Mo.; mother, Retha Cartmell, El Dorado, Kan.; five brothers, Eldon Cartmel, Jefferson City, Mo., James and Gary Cartmell, of California, Earl and Frank Cartmell, El Dorado, Kan.; two sisters, Mary Howard and Martha Howard both of El Dorado, Kan., eight grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren, two step-great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.