Barbara  Knepp
Barbara Knepp, 79, of Odon, went to be with the Lord at 12:42 a.m. Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.
She was born July 14, 1940, in Martin County, Indiana, to the late Jacob and Maggie (Wagler) Swartzentruber.
Barbara was a charter member of Bethel Mennonite Church. She loved her family and spoiling her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Maggie (Wagler) Swartzentruber; brother Ervin Swartzentruber; brother-in-law Dolathe Miller.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Simon Knepp of Odon; children Diane (Steve) Summers of Washington, Karen (Lloyd) Yoder of Loogootee and Ron (Jennifer) Knepp of Odon; grandchildren Stephanie (Ethan) Taylor, Devon Summers (fianceƩ, Alayna Purcell), Quentin Yoder, Brayten Yoder, Andrew Knepp and Meghan (Logan) Franklin; great-grandchildren Weston and Braxton Taylor and Sage Franklin; siblings Amos (Lena) Swartzentruber, Alvin (Rose) Swartzentruber, Glen (Dorothy) Swartzentruber, Aaron (Linda) Swartzentruber, Kate (Howard) Gingerich and Ruth Miller; sister-in-law, Barbara Swartzentruber.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Bethel Mennonite Church in Odon. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Berea Mennonite Church in Cannelburg.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Bethel Mennonite Church.
Arrangements provided by Blake and Wagler Funeral Home.
Condolences may be made online at
Published on September 27, 2019


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