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Connie Knafel, 83, was born on June 8, 1933 to Glendon and Carol Hoover (Angus) in Battle Creek, Michigan. She passed away on July 6, 2016 at her home in Live Oak, Fla. under the care of Hospice. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodward "Woody" Knafel, in 1986. Corporal Knafel was a World War II veteran who served his country in the United States Army.
Additionally she is survived by daughters Glenda Martin (Don) of Seward, Ak., Valerie Knafel of Live Oak, Fla., Renee Bullock (Freddy) of North Pole, Ak., Kimberly Knafel of Live Oak, Fla.; sons David Knafel (Nancy) and Mark Knafel (Mary Sue) of Live Oak, Fla.; sisters Kathy Peters of St. Cloud, Fla., Sharon Coil of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Judy Childress of St. Petersburg, Fla.; grandchildren Avion, Lance, Tony, Lacy, Layla, David, Lana, Loni, Krystal, Josh, Deja, Sierra, Diana (Roger), Jonmichael (Toya), Ashley (Sean), Jerica; great-grandchildren Aubrie, Brent, Kamdyn, Dale, Rob, Rodney, Sydd, Tysin, Jackson, Kaylin, Kevin, Collin, Gavin and Hayden.
Connie will be reunited with her husband Woody on July 13 at Bay Pines National Cemetery with the family holding a private memorial service. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America. Please sign her guestbook at veteransfuneralcare.com.
Published on July 15, 2016
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