Mrs. William Conner, 161 W. Locust St., has been informed of the death of her son, M-Sgt. Eugene Knauft, [September 6, 1964] in a Naval hospital at Camp Pendleton, Calif. He was buried in the St. Louis National Cemetery. In addition to the mother, the wife and two children survive. Sgt. Knauft enlisted in the Marine Corps in 1941 and saw service throughout the Pacific area including Korea.