Carl L. Kniza

Carl L. Kniza

April 25, 1931 - August 23, 2015

Carl L. Kniza

April 25, 1931 - August 23, 2015


Carl L. Kniza of San Juan Capistrano passed away peacefully surrounded by his family and friends on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

Carl was born Saturday, April 25, 1931 in Chicago, Illinois to the late Ewald and Teresa Kniza.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 61 years, Lois Marie Kniza; his beloved nieces and nephew Cindy, Tom and Pam; and brother and sister-in-law, George and Joy Mitchell.

Carl was a very loving, generous man who had a smile for everyone he met. He was a member of the South Coast Christian Assembly Church located in San Juan Capistrano and a member of the Early Ford V-8 Club and the Thunderbird Orange Circle, Orange County California Club for 30 years. Carl was deeply loved and will be sorely missed by all those that had the honor of knowing him.

Carl’s hobby was restoring antique cars and he was also an avid gardener with a beautiful rose garden.

Please visit or call (949) 581-4300 for service dates and times.

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5 responses to Carl L. Kniza

  1. You will be greatly missed
    Ford v-8 club

  2. Your friends in the Capistrano Valley Model A Club have
    been missing you this year. Carl is our loss, but is Heaven’s gain
    and Carl will be missed by all that loved and knew him.

    Judy n John Burrell along with all the members of the Capo A’s.

  3. Lit a candle in memory of Carl L. Kniza

  4. Dear Lois,
    So sorry for your loss. Carl was a wonderful person.. He was always a part of the “Thomas” family. We always enjoyed his visits . He was a joy to work with..
    Love you.
    Lee Ann Rosas

  5. Bob DePaola says:

    It is a sad day. I will miss Carl very much. He was a great man and a good friend. He always had a good word for you. never did he have anything harsh to say. He will be surly missed.

    Love to you
    Bob & Rita De Paola

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