DeAnna J. Knoch, 49, passed away in the Hospice House in Kenosha on Wednesday, February 21, 2008 with her family at her bedside. DeAnna was born in Racine on June 2, 1958 the daughter of Eugene and Elaine (nee: Pedersen) Lenz. On August 31, 1985, in the First Evangelical Lutheran Church, she was united in marriage to Joseph G. Knoch. DeAnna had been employed by K Mart for over 32 years. She was a very active member of the Evangelical United Methodist Church where she worked with the youth group. She enjoyed scrap booking but her greatest love was for her family. Surviving are her husband Joe, their daughters Katie (fiancé Nick Poblocki) Knoch of Pewaukee, and Krista Knoch at home; her grandson Chase; mother Elaine Lenz; sister Debbi (Michael) Prudhom all of Racine, nieces and nephew, Leslie Wallace, Brianne (Mike) Tesch and Brandon Prudhom. Her father Eugene D. Lenz preceded her in death in 1993. Her funeral service will be held in the Evangelical United Methodist Church, 11th and Main, on Tuesday, February 26th, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Dr. Creighton Kaye officiating. Visitation will be in the funeral home on Monday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and in the church on Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will follow in Graceland Cemetery. The family has suggested memorials to either the American Cancer Society Racine Relay for Life or to an educational fund to be established at Educators Credit Union here in Racine for her grandson Chase.