WOONSOCKET — Patricia “Pat” Knigge, 78, of Woonsocket, passed away Sunday, January 7, 2018, at the Prairie View Care Center in Woonsocket.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday January 10, at the Basham Funeral Home in Woonsocket. Burial will be in the St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
Pat Knigge was born August 24, 1939, at Huron to Delbert and Kathryn (Nelson) Moe. She grew up on a farm in Silver Creek Township northwest of Woonsocket. She helped her mother with the cooking and housework, along with chicken chores.
In her youth, she enjoyed playing the accordion and her favorite childhood pastime was playing with the family dogs. She graduated from Woonsocket High School and moved to Sioux Falls where she was employed at the School for the Blind.
She was united in marriage to Raymond “Sonny” Knigge July 12, 1969, in Woonsocket. They made their home in Woonsocket. She was a lifelong and faithful member of the Bethany Lutheran Church and was active in Faith Circle and worked on mission projects.
She is survived by her son, Tully Knigge of Mitchell; and brother, Doug (Kathy) Moe of Brookings.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, Sonny.