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Allan Robert Knies, 87, Of Waldwick

- Photo Credit: Family of Allan R. Knies, via Vander Plaat Funeral Home

WALDWICK, N.J. -- Allan Robert Knies of Waldwick, died on Dec. 1. He was 87.

He served as a cook in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He worked many years as a controller. Upon retirement, he volunteered for the Center for Food Action. He was most proud of his family and believed in his country and work ethic. 

He is predeceased by his wife, Olga L. 

He is survived by his children, Nancy Knies, Janice Okoniewski and husband, Dave, and Allan Knies Jr.; grandchildren, Allyson Kubs and husband, Wayne, and Anna Okoniewski; great-grandchildren, Julia and Taylor; siblings, Herbert, Judi Knies and brother-in-law of Vinnie Ruta, Ruth Bednarek and Eleanor Finke. Predeceased by brothers and sisters, Leonard and his wife, Cathleen, Donald, Emily Ruta, Joan Romanchick, sister-in-law Frances Knies and brother-in-law Robert Finke. 

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to The Center for Food Action, 192 West Demarest Ave., Englewood, NJ 07631.

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