He was born on June 14, 1992, in Goshen, Ind., to Andrew J. and Cathleen K. (McDonald) Kneller. He was a lifetime area resident and attended Wawasee High School. He was employed at Maple City Collision Service in Goshen and formerly attended the Grace Bible Baptist Church in Syracuse.
Corey is survived by his mother: Cathy (fiancé, Rodney Crittendon) Krauter, Pierceton, Ind.; his father and step-mother: Andy and Melissa Kneller, Silver Lake, Ind.; two brothers: Ryan McDonald, New Paris, Ind.; and Devin Kneller, North Webster, Ind.; maternal grandparents: Terry and Susie McDonald, New Paris, Ind.; and paternal grandmother: Patricia Tobias, Syracuse.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 31, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, Ind. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at the funeral home with Pastor Harlan Steffen of the Wawasee Lakeside Chapel officiating. Private family burial will take place in the Syracuse Cemetery.
Memorial bequest may be given to Corey Kneller Funeral Fund, c/o Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, IN 46567. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.