Marcia Knee, 71

Marcia Knee, 71, of rural Urbana, Indiana, died at 4:45 pm, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, at her home, surrounded by her family. 

She was born March 16, 1947, in Huntington County to Darwin and Thelma (McKenzie) Harper.

Marcia was a 1965 graduate of Southwood High School.  She married Terry Knee at the Wabash Christian Church on September 26, 1965.  She was the supervisor of the bake shop at Manchester University for 35 years, retiring in 2013.

Marcia was a member of the Wabash County Cancer Society, the Wabash County Fair Association, a  4-H leader several years, and the GWRRA (Gold Wing Road Riders Association).  She was involved with the Tree of Caring for the Cancer Society and the Chili Cook-Off.  Marcia enjoyed hunting night crawlers, fishing, chickens and being involved with kids and 4-H. She especially loved her husband, kids, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  Marcia was always doing for others, and also enjoyed helping Terry and other board members at the Wabash County 4-H Fair. On July 20, 2018, Marcia was inducted in the Wabash County 4-H Hall of Fame.

She is survived by her husband, Terry Knee of Urbana; two children, Shaun (Renee) Knee of Akron, and Tiann (Robert) Aughinbaugh of Huntington; adopted son, Tracy (Connie) Carboni of New Haven; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; mother, Thelma Harper of Wabash; and two sisters-in-law, Kay Hapner of Carmel, and Lori Holland of Utah. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Darwin Harper, daughter, Sheri Ann Knee, and her granddaughter, Christina Lynn Knee.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m., Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating.  Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. 

Friends may call 1-5pm Sunday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Marcia may be signed at

Posted on 2018 Aug 15