MARJORIE KNECHT North Manchester, Indiana, 96, surviving spouse to Rev. John Richard Knecht, who passed away August of 2017, died Thursday, January 4, 2017.

A memorial service will be held 1:00 p.m., March 3, Peabody Retirement Community Chapel, 400 West Seventh Street, North Manchester, Ind.

Marjorie is survived by four children, Catherine, Mark (Joan), Luke (Jeanne) and Matthew (Barbara); eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the John and Marjorie Knecht International Scholarship Fund at United Theological Seminary, 4501 Denlinger Road, Dayton, OH 45426.

Condolences may be shared with Matt Knecht and family by email at