Connie Lou Knief, age 79, of Lewistown, Ohio passed away at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at The Springs of Lima in Lima, Ohio.
She was born March 28, 1942, in Rosewood, Ohio, a daughter of the late Clem Raymond and Marjorie Lois (Rouse) Calland. In addition to her parents, Connie was also preceded in death by her son, Mark Edward Knief and a sister, Sue Cook.
On March 24, 1962, Connie married James Edward Knief in Rosewood, Ohio and he survives along with their two daughters, Lisa (Jeff) Wren and Laura (Bill) Bellman, both of Lima; 9 grandchildren, Sarah (Earl) Carlson, Abigail Wren, Hannah Wren, Meghan Bergman, Jacob Wildermuth, Lauren Wildermuth, Alaina Smith, Jessica (Ike) Ricker, and Whitney Knief; 4 great grandchildren, Kasen Ricker, Korbyn Ricker, Lane Bergman, and Luke Wildermuth; a sister, Linda Anderson and numerous nieces and nephews.
Connie had worked as a registered nurse. She was very close to her mother and sisters, and especially enjoyed spending time with her family.
Pastor Charla Grieves will officiate a private funeral service at the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff, Ohio.
Burial will be at the Greenwood-Union Cemetery in DeGraff.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Connie’s memory to the Ohio Department of Mental Health 30 E. Broad St. Columbus, Ohio 43215
The staff of the Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in DeGraff is honored to serve the Knief family.