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Dela Kniess

November 24, 1925 — July 27, 2023

Town of Berlin

 

Dela Kniess, 97, of Town of Berlin, died on July 27, 2023. 

Dela was born November 24, 1925 in the Town of Berlin (Naugart) to Emil and Erna (Butt) Schuster. She married Willard Kniess on June 30, 1948, he preceded her in death on May 4, 2000. 

She is survived by one daughter, Betty (granddaughter Sarah and a great grandaughter, Lucy) and a son, Thomas (Janet) Kniess (granddaughters: Samantha Dela and Victoria Rose) along with a sister, Selma Weber, nieces, nephews, and cousins. 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 30th from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 11329 Berlin Lane, Naugart, WI. A funeral service will follow at 3 PM with burial in the church cemetery.

Those honored to serve as Pallbearers are: Sarah Beres, Samantha Kniess, Victoria Kniess, Michael Schuster, Lyle Schuster, and Dan Pittsley. 

The organist for the service will be Victoria Kniess, and vocalist will be Sarah, Samantha and Victoria. 

Helke Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Sunday, July 30, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Central time)

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

11329 Berlin Ln, Athens, WI 54411

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Funeral Service

Sunday, July 30, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church

11329 Berlin Ln, Athens, WI 54411

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