Marie Knerr

(IDA) MARIE KNERR, 92, OF FRANCONIA TWP. (Ida) Marie (Shoemaker) Knerr, 92, wife of Frank F. Knerr, Ridgeview Estates, Peter Becker Community, Franconia Twp., died Saturday, in Cherry Blossom Court, Peter Becker Community. She was a former resident of Schwenksville. Mrs. Knerr was born on September 11, 1919, in Royersford. She was the daughter of the late Henry and Ida (Sager) Shoemaker. Mrs. Knerr was a member of Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, where she was a former Sunday school teacher. She enjoyed doing quilling, observing nature, and visiting with friends. In addition to her husband of 63 years, Mrs. Knerr is survived by her daughter, Bonnie M., wife of John F. Stangl, Jr., Worcester Twp., and her granddaughter, Kimberly M. Stangl, Manheim. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2nd & Church Sts., Schwenksville, with the Rev. Daniel M. Schaefer, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Schwenksville Cemetery. Friends may call from 1 to 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, at church. Memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 311 Second St., Schwenksville, PA 19473. Arrangements are by the Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc., Trappe.

Published in The Mercury on Oct. 4, 2011