Knipfer matriarch celebrates 90th birthday
July 16, 2021
Rita (Babb) Knipfer is the last of Nora (Turbiville) Knipfer's children and spouses alive. Rita is the widow of the late Ernest Knipfer.
A gathering of fifty-one of her relatives gathered for lunch, picture taking and much visiting and reminiscing on July 3 at Ekalaka Bible Church. Besides her 3 daughters; Ellen (Keith) Beach, Irene (Jim) Hendricks and Nita (Gary) Schallenberger; her brother Loyal (LaVonne) Babb; 7 grandchildren and spouses; 14 great-grandchildren; she was also joined by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. Family came from...
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