Bernice C. “Bim” Kniepmann

  • Visitation Dates and Times

    Monday, March 13, 4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, March 14, 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

  • Visitation Location
    Moss Funeral Home, Germantown
  • Service Date
    Tuesday, March 14, 2017
  • Service Time
    10:00 a.m.
  • Service Location
    St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown
  • Full Obituary

    Bernice C. "Bim” Kniepmann 86 of Germantown died Saturday March 11, 2017 at Countryside Manor in Aviston.

    She was born November 20, 1930 to Joseph and Elizabeth (Nordhaus) Thoele, they preceded her in death.

    She married Cornelius “Corney” Kniepmann October 9, 1951 at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown and he preceded her in death June 21, 2008.

    Also, preceded in death by brothers Alvin and his wife Mary Ann Thoele, Walter and his wife Ella Mae Thoele, Edward “Artie” Thoele, a sister Olivia Thoele.

    Surviving are her children Judith (Duane) Kampwerth of Germantown, Janet (William) Scoggins of Tallahassee, FL, Gerald (Joyce) Kniepmann of Germantown, John Kniepmann of Highland.

    12 grandchildren Greg (Julie) Kampwerth, Beth (Mark) Tlapek, Jennifer (Casey) Doran, Jeff (Rijeana) Kampwerth, Lisa (Josh) Litteken, Brent (Katie) Scoggins, Susannah Scoggins, Kyle (Brittney) Kniepmann, Katie (friend Tyler Voss) Kniepmann, Amber (Jim) Stiebel, Kysa (Nate) Richter, Paige (friend Clayton Gonsalves) Kniepmann.

    8 Great Grandchildren Hailey and Lizzie Kampwerth, Avery Tlapek, Aria Doran, Alexa Roberts, Brantley Kampwerth, Trey and Blakelyn Stiebel.

    A sister Mary Ann (Arnold) Heimann of Germantown.

    Step-Sisters Henrietta Albers of Germantown, Dorothy Wieman of Maryville

    Sister-in-law Mary Jane Thoele of Germantown

    Step Sister-in-law Rosie Spihlmann of Damiansville

    Bim was a homemaker and member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown.

    Funeral Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Germantown. Fr. James Buerster and Deacon Rich Bagby presiding. Interment St. Boniface Cemetery.

    Visitation will be Monday, March 13, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Tuesday, March 14, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the Moss Funeral Home, Germantown.
    Memorials can be made to Mater Dei High School, Germantown Volunteer Fire Department, St. Boniface Cemetery and will be received at the funeral home.

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