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Marie Elizabeth Knobloch

August 14, 1936 — October 6, 2020

Alvord, IA 

     Marie Elizabeth Knobloch, age 84 died Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at Avera Hospital in Rock Rapids.

     Funeral service will be 10:00 AM, Friday, October 9th at the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Social distancing guidelines will be followed, and masks are strongly recommended.

     A drive through visitation will be Thursday, October 8th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm outside the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester.

     In lieu of flowers family prefers memorials, which will be presented to Marie's favorite charities.

     Marie Elizabeth Rumbold Knobloch was born August 14, 1936 near Speer, Illinois, the daughter of Ezra and Lena (Elsasser) Rumbold. She graduated from Wyoming, IL High School in 1954. After high school, she worked as a secretary at Ulrich Company in Wyoming, IL and helped on the family farm.   She was baptized on September 4, 1955 at the Apostolic Christian Church in Princeville, IL.

     On July 26, 1959 Marie was united in marriage to Ezra Knobloch in Princeville, IL. The couple lived and farmed near Alvord, IA most of their lives. Six children were blessed to this union. In 1995, Ezra and Marie retired and moved to Inwood, IA. In February of 2012, they moved to Premier Estates in Rock Rapids, IA. In June of 2016, Marie moved to Lyon Specialty Care in Rock Rapids, IA. On April 5, 2017, her dear husband of 57 years passed away.

     Marie was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church in Lester, IA. She had a very loving and giving heart. She used these attributes to volunteer for several organizations. Many people were recipients of Marie’s deeds of kindness and gift of hospitality.

     Marie is survived by six children; Myron Knobloch of Alvord, IA, Brenda Knobloch of Salem, OR, Gloria (Brad) Moser of Larchwood, IA, Melody (Gary) Schulz of Burlington, IA, Neil (June) Knobloch of Wolcott, IN and Lance (Kristi) Knobloch of Alvord, IA; twenty-seven grandchildren and twenty-seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Joyce (Glen) Metzger of Lester, IA, and Marlene (James) Plattner of Princeville, IL.; sisters-in-law, Loretta Rumbold of Princeville, IL, and Elsie Leuthold of Rock Rapids, IA.

     She was preceded in death by her parents; stepmother, Lucille Rumbold; husband, Ezra Knobloch; brother, Elwin Rumbold; sister, Jeanette Graham; and a daughter-in-law, Beth Knobloch.

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Visitation

Thursday, October 8, 2020

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Apostolic Christian Church

510 Dove Avenue, Lester, IA 51242

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 9, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Apostolic Christian Church

510 Dove Avenue, Lester, IA 51242

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