Marilyn T. Knebel, 77, of Hills, died Thursday, June 5, 2014, at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.
Funeral Mass held June 7 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hills with burial following at St. Stanislaus Cemetery near Hills. Memorial donations may be made in her memory to Iowa City Hospice or St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hills. Online condolences may be sent for her family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.
Marilyn Theresa Michel was born April 4, 1937, in Iowa City, the daughter of Glen J. and Marguerite (Droll) Michel. Following graduation from St. Patrick’s High School in Iowa City, she attended Marycrest College for a number of years. For most of her life she worked as a secretary-bookkeeper for various businesses in the area, including, Stutsmans, Hills Bank and Riverside Grain and Feed. She was united in marriage to Henry “Hank” Knebel on June 20, 1959.
She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Hills.
Her family includes her children, James (Mary) Knebel of Homestead, Henry “Jody” (Dana Chappuie) Knebel of Cedar Rapids, Beverly Bailey of Hills, Donna Knebel of North Liberty, Sandra Knebel of North Liberty, and Vickie Knebel of Hills; three brothers, Clayton (Mary Ann) Michel of Riverside, Gerald (Joan) Michel of Hills; and Steven (Cynthia) Michel of Kalona; sister-in-law, Jackie Michel of Hills; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.