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KING, Sara Margaret


Posted By: Joey Stark
Date: 11/13/2010 at 00:15:32

"The Fairfield Ledger", Friday, November 5, 2010, Page 10

KING, Sara Margaret -- Sara Margaret KING, 81, of Douds, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Van Buren County Hospital in Keosauqua.

A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, with the Rev. Dennis Hoffman officiating. Burial will be in Kilbourne Cemetery.

Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. Sunday at Pedrick Funeral Home in Douds, with the family present from 2-4 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the family, Good Samaritan Society-Van Buren or Kilbourne Cemetery. Memorials may be left at the funeral home or mailed to 13866 Highway 98, Douds 52551.

Mrs. KING was born Sept. 18, 1929, near Douds, the daughter of Francis Fredrick "Frank" and Mary Genevieve ELSENSOHN KNECHT. She married David T. KING Jan. 6, 1949, at St. Aloysius Church in Eldon.

Mrs. KING graduated from Douds High School in 1947. She was a homemaker and helped her husband farm. She also worked at Moore Nursing Home in Stockport and as a cook at Douds School. She and her husband moved to Hanover, Pa., where they managed a horse ranch for a few years. After retirement, she spent part of her winters in Arizona.

Mrs. KING was a lifelong member of St. Aloysius Church.

She enjoyed watching football, traveling, spending time with family and cooking.

Survivors include her husband; one son, Terry KING and wife Pat of Birmingham; three daughters, Lynnette MANNING and husband John of Keosauqua, Suzanne CARROLL and husband David of Richland, Wash., and Leanne MARLAY and husband Jerry of Clinton, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Kenneth, Harold and Joe KNECHT; and one grandson.

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