Lavada E. Knebel, 91, Tahlequah, Okla.March 25, 2019
Lavada E. Knebel, 91, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, passed away on Monday, March 18, 2019, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was a lifelong resident of Jasper, but moved to Tahlequah in her later years to be near extended family as her health began to fail.
Lavada was born in Otwell on August 8, 1927, to Fred and Else (Kieffner) Braun. She married Carl J. Knebel on May 21, 1949, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper.
Her husband preceded her in death on March 25, 2002. She was also preceded in death by her parents and one great-grandson.
She is survived by four daughters, Donna M. Lewis (Jim) of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, Martha J. Knebel of Dallas, Texas, Carla S. Lechner (Junie) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Lisa R. Zebrun of Jasper; three sons, Michael J. Knebel (Debbie) of Owasso, Oklahoma, Daniel R. Knebel of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Patrick Knebel (Lynn) of Fort Collins, Colorado; one sister, Marie Brisendine of Atlanta, Georgia; 14 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
Lavada was a member of St Joseph Catholic Church, Jasper.
A funeral ceremony was held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, at St. Brigid Church, Tahlequah, Oklahoma. Interment will be at Fairview Cemetery in Jasper at a later date, which will be announced.
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