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Edna Catherine Goeken Knievel
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Birth: Feb. 15, 1930
Saint Charles
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 2008
West Point
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA

Daughter of Frank and Eleanor (Bose) Goeken. She attended elementary school in rural Dodge County, St. Leo's Catholic School, Snyder, and graduated with the class of 1947 from Snyder High School. After high school, she attended beauty school in Omaha and became a licensed beautician. She worked in Omaha a short time and later worked at Bobbi Hugo's Beauty Shop in West Point. She continued to maintain her beautician's license until the 1990's. On May ll, 1957 she married Edwin Knievel. They were married 50 years. Edna later was employed at the Log Cabin near Oakland and Neligh House Restaurant in West Point, doing various kitchen duties as well as catering weddings. Edna enjoyed gardening, raising flowers, sewing, and quilting in addition to helping raise livestock on their farm.

She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church and a member of the Guild and Catholic Daughters.

Survivors include son, Dale (Joy) Knievel of West Point; daughters, Susan (Cory) Bockelman of Pierce, Bonnie (Del) Styskal of Wisner and Carol (Mike) Polacek of Fremont; brothers, Harold (Elaine) Goeken of O'Neill and Leo (Anna) Goeken of Stanton; sister, Rosemary (Richard "Dick") Benne of Fremont; nine grandchildren, Chris, Jackie, Patrick, and Ashley Knievel; Brandon Stange; Dustin, Erica, and Trevor Styskal; and Kaitlyn Polacek. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Edwin on May 31, 2007, and brothers, John and Edward Goeken.
Family links: 
  Frank Goeken (1897 - 1991)
  Eleanore H. Goeken (1901 - 1965)
  Edwin John Knievel (1927 - 2007)
Saint Michael Cemetery
West Point
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA
Created by: Don
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47297578
Edna Catherine <i>Goeken</i> Knievel
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- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Apr. 9, 2011

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