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Helen Knaack
Photographer: Lyden
Manning, IA
[Helen was a 1931 Graduate of
Manning High School]

Services for Helen Foxworthy -- (Obituary)

The community was shocked and stunned last
Thursday (20 June 1972) to hear of the sudden
and unexpected death of Mrs Nile (Helen)
Foxworthy, 59 in the early evening about
suppertime. She had been talking to a neighbor,
Mrs Wayne Hagan, and collapsed in her yard.
Funeral services were held Monday morning at
10:30 a.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church north of
town. The Rev. Edward Purdy, officiated the
service. Mrs Paul Honold was organist and
accompanied the soloist, Mr Sam Cretsinger.
Casket bearers were Dewey Conner, Maurice
Ramsey and Robert Saylor. Burial was in Coon
Rapids cemetery.
Mrs Foxworthy was born October 20, 1912, near
Manning, a daughter of Frederick and Christine
Ploog Knaack. She was a longtime resident of
Coon Rapids and a member of Trinity Lutheran
Church. She was married to Nile (Doc) Foxworthy
on July 21, 1944.
Surviving are her husband; two brothers, Edward
Knaack of Manning and William Knaack of North
Hollywood, California; one sister, Mrs Joe
(Hildegard) King of Knoxville.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a step
father, Fred Steinhauer, and a nephew, Gene
Knaack.
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