Thursday, September 29, 2016

Miriam Ilene Knick (September 26, 2016)

Miriam Ilene Knick, age 86 of Greenville, Ohio passed away at 5:58 PM Monday September 26, 2016 at the Kettering Medical Center in Kettering, Ohio. Miriam was born April 14, 1930 in Darke County Ohio and the daughter of the late Myron R. and Cleo Mae (Brinkman) Hahn.

She retired from the Darke County Department of Health as the Administrative Secretary and the Registrar of Vital Statistics in 1987 after 36 years of service. Then employed by the American Cancer Society for 6 years, retiring in 1994.

Miriam was a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church of Greenville, the Luther Ladies and the Evangelism Committee of the Church, Greenville Business and Professional Women’s Club, Nifty Neave Homemaker’s Club and the Public Employee Retirees Club. She was also a 1948 graduate of Gettysburg High School.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband John R. Knick October 27, 1985. They were married October 2, 1948. Also a step great niece.

Miriam is survived by two brothers Richard (Gloria) Hahn and Ronald Jay (Gail) Hahn, both of Bradford; 2 sisters Wilma (Fred) Fellers of Greenville and Janice (Vincent) Reed of Lewisburg; 12 nieces and nephews, 18 great nieces and nephews, 8 step great nieces and nephews, 6 great great nieces and nephews, 8 step great great nieces and nephews and 4 step great great great nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 AM Saturday October 1, 2016 in the St. Paul Lutheran Church 131 East Fourth Street Greenville, Ohio with Pastor Peter Menke officiating. Burial will follow in the Gettysburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM in the Zechar Bailey Funeral Home Greenville, Ohio and on Saturday from 9:30 AM until time of the services in the church.

It is the wishes of the family that Memorial Contributions be given to St. Paul Lutheran Church or the Cancer Association of Darke County.

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