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Norbert R. Knies

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Knies Norbert R. Knies, age 86, passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital. Graduate of Grandview Heights High School and attended OSU. 3-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force; and later as a member of the National Guard, he was activated into the Army to serve in the Korean War. Employed by North American, DuPont, and retired from AEP. He was a 32nd Degree Mason, and a longtime member of First Community Church. He was an avid scuba diver and loved boating and dancing. Preceded in death by son Paul, parents Lisa and Richard Knies and sister Doris Hawkins. Survived by wife of 58 years, Joan; sister-in-law, Jean Edge, and her children, Dianna Medley, Susan, Robert, and Jim Edge; brother-in-law, Walter (Peggy) Hawkins and his son, David (partner, Mark Schumacher) Hawkins; and many wonderful friends. Friends may call Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 2-4 p.m. at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich St. in Hilliard, where funeral service will be Monday, 11 a.m. Reverend Jim Long officiating. Interment Wesley Chapel Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the , 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215. www.tiddfuneralservice.com.

Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 17, 2014
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