Arden H. Knobbe, age 82, passed away on Saturday, August 7, 2021, at the Hays Medical Center in Hays, Kansas. He was born on September 13, 1938, in Scott City, Kansas, the son of Edward Henry and Gertrude Mary Nienaber Knobbe. A resident of Marienthal, Kansas since 2006 moving from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Arden was a licensed mortician before starting Knobbes Heating & Air Inc. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that he ran for over 30 years.
He was a member of the St. Mary Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus both of Marienthal, Kansas, and was a US Air Force Veteran.
On November 25, 1961, he married Virginia F. Berning in Marienthal, Kansas. She survives.
Survivors include his Wife - Virginia F. Knobbe of Marienthal, Kansas, Two Daughters - Leta & Duane Berning of Leoti, Kansas, Rita Knobbe of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, One Brother - Edward & Shirley Knobbe of Fallbrook, California, Three Granddaughters - Ashley Berning of Garden City, Kansas, Laura Ann Janusick of Leoti, Kansas, Chelsea Dooley of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and three Great Grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his Parents and Three Sisters.
Vigil Services will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2021, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas.
Funeral Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, August 12, 2021, at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marienthal, Kansas, with Father Tim Hickey presiding.
Inurnment will be in the St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorials can be given to the Museum of the Great Plains or St. Jude’s Children's Hospital in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home; PO Box 161, Leoti, Kansas, 67861.
There are no calling times.