Obituary of Annette Knoblauch
Deerfield – Annette June Knoblauch, age 64 of Deerfield, passed away unexpectedly on August 16, 2019, at ProMedica Toledo Hospital.
She was born on November 29, 1954, in Adrian to Leo and Bessie (Rybka) Knoblauch. Annette graduated from Deerfield High School in 1972 and received her Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in teaching from Michigan State University. She taught primarily Kindergarten for Summerfield Public School for 38 years, retiring in 2016. On July 17, 2009, at the Valley of Fire National Park, she married Paul Bernard and they renewed their vows on July 9, 2014, at Smather’s Beach in Key West, FL. Annette loved farming, nature, photography, working with her students, learning about the Egyptian Culture, reading books - especially mystery novels, art, attending art fairs, and traveling – especially to Albuquerque, Drummond Island, Las Vegas, Hawaii, and Key West.
In addition to her husband, Paul, she is survived by two brothers, Donald and Charles (Lynne) Knoblauch all of Deerfield; a sister, Peggy Hottenstein of Petersburg; many nieces and nephews; and her cats – who were like family. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Kenneth Knoblauch.
Visitation for Annette will be held on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 2 - 8 p.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield. Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield with Pastor Gary Leking officiating. Burial will be in Deerfield Township Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be given to the Lenawee County Humane Society. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.
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