Stephen T. Knouse

June 12, 1952 – March 27, 2023


Stephen T. Knouse 70, of Lincoln, died March 27, 2023.

He was born June 12, 1952, in Des Moines, Iowa, where he lived for several years. He was an only child. Stephen enlisted in the United States Navy in October 1970. The Navy sent Stephen to the University of Nebraska, where he graduated in 1975 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He was commissioned an Ensign upon graduation. Stephen met his wife, Jane Brinkmeyer, at the university and they were married May 18, 1974. He attended the Naval Postgraduate School and graduated with a Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Stephen retired from the Navy in October 1990. Pickleball was Stephen’s favorite pastime and he also loved his two cats.

He is survived by his wife, Jane, of Lincoln; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Scott and Jan Brinkmeyer of Leawood, Kansas.

A private family service was conducted. Arrangments by Volzke Funeral Home.