Elva Rose Knosp, 89, died today (May 8, 2003) at Hillcrest Nursing Home in McCook.
She was born Sept. 27, 1913, at Culbertson, to Samuel L. and Myrtle E. (Richardson) Hollars. She grew up in McCook where she received her education.
In 1933, she married Charles Koetter at Oberlin. She was employed in food service at St. Catherine's Hospital and later in the McCook School System, retiring in 1973.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles; and one son, Roland Koetter.
Survivors include one nephew, Mark Hollars; and five nieces, Norma Whisler, Sharon Crowe, Barbara Hinz, Faith Weskamp and Patsy Terrill.
Graveside services will be Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at Riverview Cemetery in McCook with the Rev. Fred Sevier officiating. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Herrmann Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of arrangements.