JoAnn Knoebel

JoAnn Knoebel, 63, of Fountain Inn, wife of J. Dwight Reid, passed away on Monday, January 25, 2021.

Born in Milwaukee, WI, she was a daughter of the late Thomas J. & Marion M. Knoebel.

In addition to her husband, Dwight, Mrs. Knoebel is survived by her children, Karlie Reynolds (Gabriel) of Columbia, Adam Wittmann (Lauren) of Columbia, and Kevin Reid (Amanda) of Simpsonville; six grandchildren, two brothers, and one sister.

A Private Service for the family will be held.

Condolences to the family of JoAnn Knoebel

  • Mike and Kathy Tate
    2 years ago

    Karli and Adam, we are so sorry about the loss of your mom! We have many wonderful memories of her when you kids were growing up in our neighborhood! I always enjoyed being around your mom even though we hadn’t been in touch so much in recent years! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

  • Jim Fissette
    2 years ago

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Joann was more colleague, she was always there to lend time and support. For me personally, I could count on her for a conversation and support when I needed it the most. I enjoyed listening to her stories about her grandkids and all the sporting events she attended. You are all in our thoughts.

  • Anthony K Morton
    2 years ago

    Oh Dwight, Adam, and Karli, we are so sorry for your loss. I remember her so well from the softball field with Karli. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Dwight, my old friend, just let me know if there is anything I can do for you guys.

  • Gemini Dyar
    2 years ago

    To Joann’s Family: I am so saddened by this unexpected loss. Joann was a huge help to me and my family throughout our health struggles. She was kind and compassionate, ready with a hug and a tissue. She was great at her job, and had the perfect heart for it. I shall always remember her fondly. I will be praying for your peace and comfort in the coming days. She will be missed.

  • Regina Boston
    2 years ago

    I am so sorry for your loss. Joann will be missed by many, especially by her family which she loved so very much, her friends and coworkers. You all are in my thoughts and prayers. May God continue to provide you all with the strength, healing and comfort needed.

  • Dave Peterson
    2 years ago

    My deepest condolences for your loss. JoAnn was a confidant, colleague, and friend. She was so conscientious about the wellbeing of others. I will miss her kind spirit and compassionate heart. I so enjoyed seeing the joy in her when discussing her grandchildren and I will greatly miss those conversations. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Shahab Warsi
    2 years ago

    Joann will always be remembered as a healer, care giver and friend. I pray that peace, light and love are with her

  • Lula Praylow
    2 years ago

    So sorry to hear of Joanne’s passing. I worked with her Telephonically for years. What a sweet person. Praying for the Family.

  • Louis Sayles
    2 years ago

    Joann will be missed at the plant , she would always ask ,when are you going to retire and enjoy life

  • Steve and Vicki Cox
    2 years ago

    Dwight, Karli and Adam: we are very sorry to hear about Joann’s passing. Our prayers for you all.

  • Bryan Topp
    2 years ago

    I will miss working with JoAnn so much. She was a wonderful person and a great nurse. I will always remember her kind heart and caring spirit.

  • Rebekah white
    2 years ago

    Dear Friends, how saddened I am to learn of your Mom’s death. She had such a great laugh and was a brilliant nurse. Just now remembering her laughing about the only thing she could find in her car to stabilize a broken arm at a baseball game was a Victoria Secret catalog. It worked perfectly and she said it would give the ER folks a chuckle. Love and Prayers for you all who were well loved by her. Skip and Rebekah

  • Angela Day
    2 years ago

    To Joann’s Family, my deepest condolences. Joann was a wonderful colleague, fantastic nurse, and great friend. I served with her many years in SC Occupational Health Nurses Association. Her contributions to our organization were significant and she will be greatly missed. I’ll be praying for all her loved ones in the days ahead.

  • Vick Lovell
    2 years ago

    Joann was a very special lady to me! Always there to help me anyway she could. You all are in my thoughts and prayers!! She will be missed bye her 3m family!

  • Butch Bouldin
    2 years ago

    Dwight I am so sorry for your loss. I thought the world of JoAnn. She was always ready to help. She was a very special person and I know you and many others will miss her.

  • Karli, Adam, and Dwight, I am so sorry to hear about Jo’s passing. I keep thinking of all the adventures we had in college and over the years. Living with her for 2 years in college was full of laughter and fun. She had such a wonderful laugh! She was good about dragging me to the library and studying together. Also becoming close with Tom and Marian was amazing! It was always fun to go to Sussex then Menominee Falls with Jo and be treated like part of the family. Jo was smart, kind, funny, thoughtful, and honest. She loved her family more than anything! I loved her very much, and will always miss her. My love and prayers are with all of you! May her memory be a blessing.

  • Donald Creamer
    2 years ago

    Joann was very nice to all 3M employees. Throughout my career at 3M she always gave the best care to everyone. May God bless and be with you all during your loss. Heavenly Father in your SON JESUS name or SAVIOR wrap your loving arms around her family at this time AMEN

  • Donald Creamer
    2 years ago

    Heavenly Father in your SON JESUS name our savior.Wrap your loving arms around Joann family at this time. She gave very good care to all 3M employees. She will be missed by all.

  • Lynn Kosterman
    2 years ago

    I’m so very sorry for your loss, I remember many conversations with her at our OHN conferences in St. Paul…I’m sure she will be missed dearly. Lifting you all up in prayer.

  • Michelle Doro
    2 years ago

    With deepest sympathy. Prayers for healing your hearts, and having long memories of Joann’s life and love.

  • Jim Gentry
    2 years ago

    I’m saddened by the passing of this special person, JoAnn was a great Health Care Provider, always willing to impact the patient or person in an encouraging manor “always”, she came through w/pure empathy to help in any situation. JoAnn will be greatly missed, but always remembered!! Prayers coming for the family & countless friends she impacted, it’s not goodbye, but be seeing ya 😇😇

  • Rosie Berger
    2 years ago

    I am so sorry for your loss of a wonderful, passionate and caring nurse. When I was new to 3M she was so helpful in sharing her Healthy Living activities. She helped me to see it was possible. 3M has lost a great resource in caring for employees and their families. Sending prayers for peace on your heart at this time of loss.

  • Melba McNeill
    2 years ago

    With deepest sympathy, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I will never forget how welcoming to me she was; as a new 3M occupational health nurse when I attended my first meeting in St. Paul. She was an awesome nurse colleague.

  • Corey Gilmore
    2 years ago

    This was completely unexpected. Joann was a awesome coworker/nurse. I pray that God covers your family in this time of need.

  • Kristin
    2 years ago

    I am so shocked to hear about my very close friend though all of high school and college Jo passing away. So many great memories
    My sympathies to her husband Dwight .children Karli and Adam
    We grew up together. Shared clothes, shoes, laughs tears weddings children
    Rest In Peace my friend I will alway love you

  • To Joann’s family please accept my condolences and prayer for comfort. I was in her high school class and remember her as really smart and kind to others.

  • Kelly McQueen
    2 years ago

    To JoAnn’s family, although JoAnn and I lost touch many years ago, I have thought of her often. We grew up across the street from each other. We were in each other’s weddings and shared so many memories. She was a wonderful woman and loved her family so much. She will be missed. Please accept my condolences and prayers

  • Margaretta Grimm
    1 year ago

    I was sad to learn of JoAnn’s recent passing. It was an honor to know and work with her while we served on the board of the South Carolina State Association of Occupational Health Nurses. JoAnn always had a beautiful smile that matched her spirit, and she will be missed.
    Please accept my heartfelt condolences,

  • Phyllis Hames
    1 year ago

    To JoAnn’s family, I am heart broken to learn of JoAnn’s passing. We worked together on the Occupational Board of Nursing for many years. I am praying for comfort for all. We will miss JoAnn’s fun spirit, beautiful smile and all her nursing knowledge.

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