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Ellen Eleise Bower Knock
Birth: Aug. 8, 1921
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Death: Jan. 26, 2010
Chanute
Neosho County
Kansas, USA

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Published Jan. 26, 2010 - Chanute, KS

Ellen Eleise Knock, 88, of Chanute, Kansas, passed away Tuesday, January 26, 2010 at the Neosho Memorial Regional Medical Center in Chanute, Kansas.

Ellen was born in Chanute, Kansas, on August 8, 1921, the daughter of Daniel E. Sr. and Laura L. (Hodgden) Bower.

She grew up in Chanute, graduating from Chanute High School and Chanute Junior College.

She married Richard Dean Williams in 1940. They later divorced.

She married Chester W. Huffman in 1950. They divorced in 1960.

She was united in marriage to William Chester (Bill) Knock on October 7, 1966. He preceded her in death on July 13, 1998.

Ellen had worked as a manager of Independence Dry Cleaners.

She is survived by her children, Penny (Williams) Akridge, and Tony Williams; step-children, William Henry Knock, Robert Knock, Rosalind (Knock) McCoy and Pamela Knock; 14 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother W. Fred Bower; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Bill; a daughter Patricia (Huffman) Hand; two grandchildren, Tony Stowell and Chad Hand; and brothers and sisters, Golda Bower, Arletta Hansen, Daniel Bower Jr., Emmett Bower, Nellie Brower, and Hugh Bower.

Funeral services will be Saturday, January 30, 2010 at the Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel in Chanute, Kansas. Burial will follow at a later date at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorials in her name may be made to the Cherry Street Youth Center, P.O. Box 414, Chanute, Kansas 66720 and may be left with the funeral home.

Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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 Parents:
  Daniel Everett Bower (1869 - 1956)
  Laura Levona Hodgden Bower (1882 - 1976)
 
 Spouses:
  Richard Dean Williams (1920 - 2004)
  Chester W Huffman (1925 - 1997)
  William Chester Knock (1918 - 1998)
 
 Children:
  Penny Jean Williams Akridge (1943 - ____)*
  Tony Lynn Williams (1946 - ____)*
  Patricia Eileen Huffman Hand (1950 - 1993)*
 
 Siblings:
  Golda May Bower (1904 - 1906)*
  Arletta Martha Bower Hanson (1905 - 1994)*
  Daniel Everett Bower (1907 - 1975)*
  Nellie Catherine Bower Brower (1911 - 2000)*
  Emmett Wesley Bower (1914 - 2004)*
  Woodrow Fred Bower (1919 - ____)*
  Ellen Eleise Bower Knock (1921 - 2010)
  Hugh Clifford Bower (1925 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery
Chanute
Neosho County
Kansas, USA
Plot: Sec 200 Blk 6 Lot 159 Sp 5
 
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Originally Created by: TiogaRose
Record added: Jan 26, 2010
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Ellen Eleise <i>Bower</i> Knock
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- Just Suzy
 Added: Feb. 24, 2010
I am sure gonna miss you Grandma Knock~ Ill always remember the thanksgivings/christmas/and birthdays at your farm! I am sure you are up there hugging, Chad, Grandpa Knock, Aunt Pat, Tony~ amongst others that have passed before us!GOD BLESS YOU GRANDMA! ...(Read more)
- Matt Baker
 Added: Jan. 27, 2010
Sleep well Aunt Ellen. I'll miss you until we meet again. Lolly
- TiogaRose
 Added: Jan. 26, 2010
 
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