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Frances C. Knauff

Thursday, September 27, 2001

Frances C. Knauff

TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. -- Frances C. Knauff, 78, died Sunday (September 9, 2001) at the Tarpon Bayou Center in Tarpon Springs, Fla.

She was born Dec. 15, 1922, to George and Sarah (Dean) Hardy at Omaha.

On April 3, 1943, she married David B. Knauff. He preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 1990. Following his death she returned to Indianola where she lived until September 1999, when she moved to Florida.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, David; three brothers; five sisters; and one great-grandson, Christopher Valladao.

Survivors include son, David Knauff of Tarpon Springs; two daughters, Catherine Stamey and husband, Ed of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Donna Dow and husband, Don of Indianola; one sister, Helen Silknitter of Omaha; seven grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Services will be Friday, 10 a.m., at the Carpenter Funeral Home in Indianola with Jerry Beckenhauer officiating. Inurnment will be at Fort McPherson National Cemetery at Maxwell at 2 p.m.

Memorials may be given in her name.

Carpenter Funeral Home of Indianola is in charge of the arrangements.