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KNEISEL, Doris Arlene (Jacobson) 1917-2007


Posted By: County Coordinator
Date: 10/31/2008 at 11:50:37

Saturday, May 12, 2007
Hauser Funeral Home
1205 South Main Street
Charles City, Iowa

Doris A. Kneisel, 89, of Charles City, died Wednesday, May 9, 2007, at the 9th Street Chautauqua Guest Home in Charles City.

Pastor David Werges of Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church will officiate. Burial will be held in Sunnyside Memory Gardens in Charles City.

Doris Arlene (Jacobson) Kneisel, was born July 17, 1917, at Calmar, the daughter of Leonard and Frances (Reisner) Jacobson. She graduated from the Charles City High School in 1935.

On April 25, 1945, she was united in marriage to Marlin Kneisel, at Branson, Mo. Doris was employed as a waitress, at Club 218, Trowbridge, a cashier, at Guthart Brothers Grocery, and sold antiques out of her home for many years. She was a member of Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church and the V.F.W. WomenÂ’s Auxiliary. Her interests included rummage sales, flea markets, playing cards, watching TV, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Living family members include six children; Jeanne Tomsic of Charles City, Diane (Allen) Cross of Charles City, Doyle (Juanita) Tomsic of N.M., Virginia (Gary) Griga of Charles City, Bradley (Eva) Kneisel of Minn., Douglas Kneisel of Britt; 20 grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and one brother, Lyle Jacobson of Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands; two sisters, Vida Mincks, and Elaine Hollar; and one brother, Edward Jacobson.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 South Main Street, Charles City, IA 50616.

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