Mabel E Knierim age 96, passed away on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at the Charlotte Stephenson Manor in Adrian, MI. She was born on November 23, 1919 in Palmyra Twp. to Frank E. and Elva R. (King) Wickter. On October 23, 1937 she married Glenis E. Knierim and he preceded her in death on September 14, 1995.
Mabel was a three time Cancer survivor and enjoyed her time volunteering at Bixby Hospital helping other cancer patients and was a member of the Extension Club. Mabel and her husband Glen were inducted into the Michigan Farmers’ Hall of Fame in 1987. She enjoyed working in the Lenawee County 4H building, feeding and chaperoning the 4H members.
Mabel is survived by one son, (G.) Larry and his wife Sandra Knierim of Blissfield, MI.; 3 grandchildren, Tami Knierim, Todd Knierim and Keith Knierim; step grandchildren, Kari Bateson, Jodi Galvan, Ken Lane, Sarah Fritz: 7 great-grandchildren; many step great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant daughter and sister, Ardith Wickter.
Funeral services will be Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 10:00 am. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Adrian, MI. The Rev. Aden Porter will officiate, with the burial following in Ogden Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday,
May 13, 2016 from 2:00 – 4:00 and 6:00 – 8:00 pm. at the Anderson Funeral Home in Adrian.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contribution may be made in Mabel’s memory to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at the Anderson Funeral Home, Adrian.