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Edwin John Knievel
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Birth: Mar. 27, 1927
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA
Death: May 31, 2007
Omaha
Douglas County
Nebraska, USA

Son of Bernard and Helen Meister Knievel and attended Guardian Angels Catholic School. Ed farmed with his father until he served in the US Army from December 12, 1950 until December 11, 1952. Upon his discharge, he returned to farming. On May 11, 1957, he married Edna Goeken at St. Mary's Catholic Church in West Point. The couple farmed east of town the remainder of his life.

Ed was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, VFW, and Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife, Edna, of West Point, son Dale (Joy) Knievel of West Point, daughters Susan (Cory) Bockelman of Pierce, Bonnie (Del) Styskal of Wisner and Carol (Mike) Polacek of Fremont, sisters Mary Ann (Spencer) Smith of Colorado Springs, CO, Henrietta (Arthur) Grewe of Casa Grande, AZ, and Sister Angelita Knievel, OSF, of Manitowoc, WI,brothers Rudy (Alice) of Colorado Springs, CO and Paul (Audrey) of Omaha, grandchildren, Chris, Jackie, Patrick and Ashley Knievel, Brandon Stange, Dustin, Erica and Trevor Styskal, and Kaitlyn Polacek. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Thomas in infancy, Leo and Jerome and sister Dorothy MacInnes.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Bernard Knievel (1885 - 1979)
  Helen Meister Knievel (1888 - 1975)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Catherine Goeken Knievel (1930 - 2008)*
 
 Sibling:
  Thomas J Knievel (1921 - 1925)*
  Edwin John Knievel (1927 - 2007)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Michael Cemetery
West Point
Cuming County
Nebraska, USA
 
Created by: Don
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47297631
Edwin John Knievel
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May you rest in glorious peace
- A Marine's Daughter
 Added: Apr. 9, 2011
 
 
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