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Anna Margaret Knobloch

Anna Margaret Knobloch, 99, of Arthur, died at 4:54 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, 2023 at the Arthur Home.

Margaret was born February 12, 1924 in Douglas County, the daughter of Paul George and Alfrieda M. Suhl Clausen. She married William Carter Knobloch in Arthur on June 2, 1946; he preceded her in death on January 26, 2014.

She is survived by her son, Paul W. (Sarah) Knobloch of Altoona, Iowa; grandsons, Alan (Brenna) Knobloch of Olympia, Washington; Alex Knobloch of Juneau, Alaska; great grandchildren, Caiden, Callen, and Charlotte Knobloch. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Bill; brother, Lloyd; and nephew, Gary.

Margaret graduated from Arthur High School Class of 1942 and then attended Dickinson Secretarial School in Decatur. She was employed at the Standard Oil Company as Comptometer Operator in Decatur office for 3 years.

Margaret was a life member of the Zion United Church of Christ; American Legion Auxiliary #479; and a 50-year member of the Arthur Chapter #427 Order of the Eastern Star which merged into Tuscola Chapter #44.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 7, 2023 at Shrader Funeral Home, 431 S. Vine Street, Arthur, with Danny Powell officiating. Burial will follow in the Arthur Cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the funeral from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the Zion United Church of Christ or Donor’s Choice.

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