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Information for Mabel Viola Cushing Knee

24 May, 1889 - 18 June 1985

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

June, 1985
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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Mabel Knee

    Graveside services for Mabel V. Knee, 96, Caldwell, who died Tuesday, June 18, at home of natural causes, will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Pastors Gerald Crownover and R.E. Parrish of the Fist Assembly of God Church, Caldwell, will officiate, under the direction of the Dakan Funeral Chapel of Caldwell.
    Mrs. Knee was born May 24, 1889, at Cresco, Iowa, the daughter of John and Adelia Cushing.  She was reared and educated in Iowa.  She married Walter B. Knee Dec. 9, 1909, at Plainview, Neb.  After their marriage, they lived in Nebraska and South Dakota.  They moved to Idaho in 1937.  They had celebrated their 50th anniversary in 1959.  Mr. Knee died July 30, 1960.  She was a member of the First Assembly of God Church, Caldwell.
    She is survived by two sons, Cecil Knee of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Ralph Knee of Boise; four daughters, Lottie (Mrs. Roy) Scaggs, Middleton, Dee (Mrs. Ira) Bowdish of Yerrington, Nev., Lois (Mrs. Budd) Thurston and Bessie (Mrs. Norman) Mattox, both of Caldwell; 14 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband, a son Mark, and two breothers.
    Friends may call today from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
    Memorials may be made to the Caldwell First Assembly of God Women’s Ministries, in care of Dakan Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 1386, Caldwell, Idaho, 83606.

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