Wife, mother and friend, Lisa Marie Knaack passed away on November 26, 2021, at the age of 52 after a long and courageous battle with breast cancer, surrounded by her family.
Lisa was a well-respected member of the Clewiston business community and worked at First Bank of Clewiston for 34 years, eventually becoming a Vice President in the loan department. Lisa could always be found at community events, volunteering in the evenings at the Elks Lodge, with the Tiger Boosters and the Hendry County Education Committee.
The simplest pleasures In life brought Lisa great joy, such as attending her sons’ sporting events, baking at the holidays and cooking meals for her friends and family. Her happy place was on the beach at Anna Maria Island, eating at Oma’s Italian Restaurant and going night fishing with the boys.
Lisa is survived by her husband of 26 years; Kenneth E. Knaack, Jr.; sons, Kyle, 23 and Kale, 20; father, Jeffrey Chue, Sr.; brothers, Richard Leiba and Jeffrey Chue, Jr.; sister, Susan Chue; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.
The mass will be held on Saturday, December 4 at 10:30am at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church, 208 North Deane Duff Ave, Clewiston, Florida.
In lieu of gifts and flowers, the family is asking for donations in memory of Lisa Knaack to the following charities:
St. Margaret’s Catholic Church
Hope Healthcare Center of Fort Myers
Maroone Cancer Center of Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida