Vivian C. Knippel, age 81, of Faribault, died on Thursday, August 9,
2007, at the District One Hospital, Faribault.
   Memorial services will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault, on
Monday, August 13, 2007 at 2 p.m. with the Reverend Henry L. Doyle,
   A memorial visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home, Faribault
on Monday for one hour prior to the services.
   Vivian Charlene, daughter of Erhardt and Lela Bertie (Wetsler) Unger was
born on October 4, 1925 in Dodge Center.  She graduated from Dodge Center
High School.  She married Hilbert Knippel on March 21, 1945 in Austin.  They
have owned and operated the Knippel Resort on French Lake, rural Faribault
for 40 years.
   She is survived by her husband, Hilbert; two sons, Gary (and Sharon)
Knippel of Bloomingdale, IL and Brian Knippel of Faribault; five
grandchildren, Robert, Donna, Mary, Laura and Jessie; seven great
grandchildren, Payton, Paige, Corey, Makayla, Tim, Kelli and Joseph; and one
brother, Ben (and Jan) Unger of Cannon Falls.
   She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Eugene (and
Maxine) Unger.
   In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to the American
Cancer Society.



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