Marilyn V. Knauff
September 13, 1934 - February 7, 2020
Marilyn V. Knauff, age 85, of Peebles, Ohio, died Friday, February 7, 2020 at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. She was born September 13, 1934 in West Union. She was preceded by parents, James H. Shell and Mary B. (West) Shell; husband, Walter G. “Shorty” Knauff; brother, James H. Shell, Jr. and brother-in-law, Hubert “Red” Knauff.
Marilyn is survived by five daughters: Michele (Mike) Wilson of Dandridge, Tennessee; Kathy (Robin Lunsford) Knauff of Peebles; Kris (Mike) Brown of Peebles; Trish (Jim) Fraley of Peebles and Julie (Tim) Mislansky of West Chester; nine grandchildren: Jarred Wilson, Adam Wilson, Christopher Brown, Josh (Heather) Brown, Johanna Fraley, Jessica (Josh) Johnson, Kamryn (Max) Craft, Joseph Mislansky and Mary Mislansky; four great grandchildren: Jaxon Wilson, Payton Johnson, Bo Johnson and Kanon Craft; one nephew, Gary Shell of Cincinnati; one niece, Dewilda Little of Cincinnati and a special friend, Angie Raynard of Peebles.
She was a former library director at the Peebles Public Library. She was a 1952 graduate of West Union High School. She was a 1988 graduate of Southern State Community College and received an associate’s degree in library science. She was a member of the West Union Presbyterian Church. She was a former Girl Scout leader at Peebles and Owensville. She was a member of the American Legion Post 100 Ladies Auxiliary in West Union and a member of the D.A.R. – Sycamore Chapter.
Memorial donations may be made to the Peebles Public Library, 157 High Street, Peebles, Ohio 45660
The visitation is Thursday, February 13, 2020 from 5 until 8 PM at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union and Friday from 12 until 1 PM at the West Union Presbyterian Church.
The funeral is Friday, February 14, 2020 at 1 PM at the West Union Presbyterian Church, 104 South Second Street, West Union under the direction of Lafferty Funeral Home. Reverend Dr. David Sugarbaker will officiate.
The interment is Friday at West Union Cemetery.
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated of West Union is serving the family.