Zelma Knief

9/19/2012

SUBLETTE — Zelma Louise Knief, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal.

SUBLETTE — Zelma Louise Knief, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at Wheatridge Park Care Center in Liberal.

She was born March 18, 1923, in Prowers County, Colo., to Hugh Ralph and Blanch Morris.

On June 19, 1949, she married Ellis Arnold Knief in Lamar, Colo. He died June 16, 2004. She also was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers.

Mrs. Knief owned and operated Knief Clothing Store for more than 50 years in Sublette.

Survivors include a son, Kurt Knief of Sublette; a brother, Ken Morris; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will begin at 10 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church, Sublette. Burial will be at Haskell County Cemetery, Sublette.

There will be no visitation. Memorials are suggested to the United Methodist Church, Hospice of Southwest Kansas or a local food bank.

Haskell County Funeral Home, Sublette, is in charge of arrangements.

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