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Official Obituary of

Elizabeth "Betty" (Miller) Knott

January 31, 1933 ~ September 16, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Elizabeth Knott Obituary

Elizabeth “Betty” Knott

COLUMBUS GROVE – Elizabeth “Betty” Knott, 90, of Columbus Grove died 3:45 p.m. Saturday, September 16, 2023 at the Meadows of Ottawa. She was born January 31, 1933 in Ottoville to the late George and Gertrude (Fischer) Miller. On May 15, 1957, she married Arthur A. Knott, who preceded her in death on May 4, 1999.

Betty is survived by 3 children: Cheryl (Gerald) Meyers of Leipsic, Carol Niese of Ottawa and Cindy (Alvin) Stechschulte of Kalida; 7 grandchildren: Lee, Lisa, Jay, Nicole, Chris, TJ and Amber; 3 great-grandchildren; and a sister: June Korte of Delphos.

She is preceded in death by 2 brothers: Kenny and Walt Miller and 2 sisters: Ruth Schuller and Viv Schimmoeller; and a son-in-law: Gary Niese.

Betty was a member of St. Anthony of Padua, Columbus Grove and was a homemaker. She was a member of the Columbus Grove C. L. of C. and Altar Rosary Society. She was a member of the Columbus Grove EMS for 28 years.

The funeral mass will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 20, 2023 at St. Anthony of Padua, Columbus Grove with Father David Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 pm. and again for 1 hour prior to the service at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, LLC, Columbus Grove.

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September 19, 2023

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home
211 Veteran's Drive
Columbus Grove, OH 45830

September 20, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home
211 Veteran's Drive
Columbus Grove, OH 45830

Funeral Mass
September 20, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Anthony Catholic Church
512 W. Sycamore
Columbus Grove, OH 45830


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

St. Anthony School
Columbus Grove, OH 45830


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