Elliott Edwin Knesek

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Elliott Edwin Knesek

Birthplace: Lavaca County, Texas, United States
Death: December 04, 2022 (85)
San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, United States
Place of Burial: San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. Edwin John Knesek and Alvina Marie Knesek
Husband of Carol Anne Knesek
Father of Private; Private and Private
Brother of Nola Mae Dunagin

Occupation: Air Traffic Controller, Teacher
Managed by: Private User
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About Elliott Edwin Knesek

Elliott Knesek was the second and youngest child born August 23, 1937, to Alvina and Edwin Knesek. Elliott’s older sister Nola Knesek was already 10 years old at the time of Elliott’s birth.

After graduating high school in May 1955, Elliott enlisted in the Navy to fulfill the mandatory two-year enlistment requirement. During his enlistment, Elliott studied aviation and then began a career as Air Traffic Controller at El Paso International Airport.

Elliott met and married his wife Carole Buffone Knesek on January 4, 1963, at Fort Bliss Chapel in El Paso Texas and, soon thereafter, started a family with 3 children. After a brief time as Air Traffic Controller, Elliott earned his Master’s degree and began a short career teaching in Weimer, Texas.

A few years later, Elliott and family relocated to South and Central Texas where they developed and sold a property in Meyersville, Texas and then finally developed and built a property in San Marcos, Texas where husband and wife retired. In November 2004, Carole Knesek passed after a two-year battle with cancer, and Elliott spent time with friend and family caretakers until his final transition to Assisted Living in San Marcos in January 2017.

Elliott Knesek passed on December 4, 2022, after complications due to pneumonia. Elliott is survived by his sister and family, brother-in-law, and three children.

Arrangements are under the direction of Thomason Funeral Home, 2001 Ranch Rd 12, San Marcos, TX 78666. For more information and to sign the online registry, please visit thomasonfuneralhome.com.

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Elliott Edwin Knesek's Timeline

August 23, 1937
Lavaca County, Texas, United States
December 4, 2022
Age 85
San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, United States
San Marcos Cemetery, San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, United States