Amanda Banwart

Jan. 20, 1991 — Oct. 19, 2017


WEST BEND — Amanda Banwart, age 26 of West Bend passed away Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 at the Kossuth Regional Health Center in Algona, Iowa. Funeral services were held on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017, at 10 a.m., at the Apostolic Christian Church in West Bend. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Cemetery.  Visitation was held on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, from 1-7 p.m., at the Apostolic Christian Fellowship Center in West Bend.  Visitation was Monday at the Apostolic Christian Church from 9 a.m. until the time of the services at 10 a.m.

Amanda Jo Banwart, the daughter of Cameron and Tamara (Fehr) Knobloch, was born on Jan. 20, 1991, in Emmetsburg.  Amanda attended the West Bend-Mallard School and graduated in 2009.  Amanda attended the Apostolic Christian Church.  She was baptized Feb. 28, 2010.

On Oct. 31, 2010, Amanda married Darin Banwart in West Bend.  Amanda was a devoted wife and mother.  Family was most important in her life. She loved to play games and read with Jarrett and Kyler and help on the farm, especially driving the tractor and riding in the combine. Amanda touched many, many hearts and she was never too busy for anyone. She loved fellowship and visiting with everyone.

Left to cherish Amanda’s memory are her husband, Darin Banwart of West Bend; sons, Jarrett and Kyler Banwart of West Bend; parents, Cameron and Tamara Knobloch of Whittemore, Iowa; brothers, Braden (McKenzie) Knobloch and their daughter, Kate of West Bend and Corbin Knobloch of Whittemore; father and mother-in-law; Kent and Beth Banwart of West Bend; brothers-in-law, Kyle (Jenny) Banwart and their children, Josie, Jayla and Kobe of West Bend, Jason (Kelsey) Banwart and their son Brock of Mediapolis, Iowa, and Kurt Banwart of West Bend; sister-in-law, Kayla Banwart of West Bend; and grandparents, Wayne and Kathy Fehr of West Bend. 

Her infant son and paternal grandparents, Al and Lucy Knobloch, preceded her in death.

The Lentz Funeral Home of Algona is serving the family.  Condolences may be left at   


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