Adams County, Ohio Obituaries
Zelma Swayne Knauff
Zelma Swayne Knauff, 86, of Peebles, died Saturday, March 10, 2001, at the Adams County Hospital Emergency Room. She was born on Feb. 6, 1915, in Peebles, the daughter of William and Ona (Freeze) Swayne. She was a 1933 graduate of Franklin High School and was a member of the Peebles Church of Christ in Christian Union. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arnold Knauff, on Jan. 4, 1988; four brothers, Russell Swayne, Lester Swayne, Lloyd Swayne and Dennis Swayne; and sister, Weltha Daulton. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Arlyn and Barbara Knauff, of Peebles, Maurice and Nancy Knauff, of Peebles; two brothers, Dean Swayne, of Peebles, Lowell Swayne, of Hillsboro; three sisters, Opal Browning, of Peebles, Ermalene Rhoades, of Peebles, and Kay Cofer, of West Union; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, 2001, at the Wallace-Thompson Funeral Home in Peebles, with Dave Hopkins and Marlyn Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Locust Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the Peebles Life Squad, 150 Marble Furnace Road, Peebles, Ohio 45660.
SOURCE: Hillsboro Times-Gazette — Hillsboro, Highland County OH; March 12, 2001