Obituary: Lillian “Lil” Knoff

July 4, 1943 - November 19, 2021
Lillian “Lil” Knoff
July 4, 1943 - November 19, 2021
Posted at 1:42 PM, Nov 22, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-22 15:42:27-05

Lillian “Lil” Knoff, 78, of Great Falls, passed away on Friday, November 19, 2021. Lillian “Lil” was born in Billings, Montana on July 4, 1943, to Ralph and Elizabeth Mainwaring. She graduated from Central Catholic High School in Billings, Montana.

In 1965, she married Eugene Knoff, they moved to Great Falls for Gene’s job. Lil and Gene had three children: daughters, Karen and Lisa; and son, Edward. In 1973, Gene and Lil moved their family to Stockett, Montana.

Shortly after, Lil started working as a housekeeper at Montana Deaconess Medical Center in Great Falls, later transferring into the laundry department where she worked until she retired in 2003.

She enjoyed sewing, knitting, reading, camping with family, and traveling around the state in the “Gypsy” a Ford Ranger. To read the complete obituary and share condolences, visit the O'Connor Funeral Home website.