Edna L. Wolfe Knopp, 96, of Racine, Ohio, passed away on Aug. 2, 2014, at Cedar Grove Assisted Living, Parkersburg.
Born Sept. 23, 1917, she is the daughter of the late Clarence "Harry" and Sadie Beegle Wolfe.
Edna retired from being a case worker for the Community Action Agency, and she also worked on her dairy farm. She was a member of Dorcus United Methodist Church where she was a charter member of the Son Shine Circle, and she was also a member of Racine American Legion Post 602 Ladies Auxiliary for over 50 years.
Edna is survived by her son, Max L. (Nancy Circle) of Auburndale, Fla.; a daughter, Lois (Carl) Eaton of Parkersburg; her grandsons, Matthew (Patti) Sterrett, Michael (Clare) Sterrett, Max (Nancy) Sterett, Aaron (Dawn) Knopp and Brian Knopp; great-grandchildren, Dustin Sterrett, Benjamin Sterrett, Joshua Sterrett, Madalyn Kate (Daniel) Lynch, Sara Johnston and Sadie Kathryn Sterrett; a sister, Edith Grim of Syracuse, Ohio; and numerous nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to her parents, Edna is preceded in death by her husband, Otis F. Knopp, whom she married on Sept. 24, 1940, in Wilmington, Ohio, and he preceded her on Jan. 11, 1998; a brother, Albert Wolfe; and a son-in-law, Dick Sterrett.
The family would like to send a special thank you to Karmen Spade and the staff at Cedar Grove Assisted Living for the loving care they provided to Edna.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Cremeens Funeral Home, Racine. Pastor Dewayne Stutler will officiate. Interment will follow in Letart Falls Cemetery. Grandsons, Matthew, Michael, Max, Aaron and Brian, and great-grandson, Benjamin, will serve as casketbeares. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and one hour prior to the funeral service on Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Edna's honor to Cedar Grove Assisted Living, 100 Nicolette Road, Parkersburg WV 26104.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family by visiting www.cremeensfuneralhomes.com