Nadine (Knotts) Henschen, age 88 of Austin, MN died Monday, July 29, 2013. Nadine Dorothy Riley was born July 2, 1925 in Kountze, TX to Daniel and Mattie (Taylor) Riley. She attended school in Texas. On April 29, 1942, Nadine and Elery Howard Knotts were married in Leesville, LA. They met at Camp Polk, LA while Elery was in the service. Nadine and Elery lived their entire married life in Austin. They enjoyed spending winters in Rockport, TX. Elery passed away September 10, 1989. Survivors include her husband Hilton of Austin; her daughters Merlene (James) Stiles of Austin and Erlene (Gordon) Haskin of Holland, MI; her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; her brother Pat Riley of Lumberton, TX. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Elery Knotts, her siblings Norman, Howard, Mert, Mickey, Paul, Eva Lee, Irene, Willy, Ruth, and her twin Maudine. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at Grace Lutheran Church in Austin, MN. Visitation will be held from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 at Worlein Funeral Home in Austin. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com. Worlein Funeral Home 1801 4th Street NW Austin, MN 55912 Tel. 507-433-5000
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 31, 2013