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Marlen L. Knavel

October 17, 1931 ~ March 4, 2024 (age 92) 92 Years Old

Marlen Knavel Obituary

Marlen L. Knavel, 92, of Venus, PA., passed away March 4, 2024 at his home.

Born Oct. 17, 1931 in Windber, PA., he was the son of the late Cloyd & Cora Heller Knavel.

Marlen was a veteran of the Korean War serving in the United States Army serving from Nov. 13, 1952 until Nov. 12, 1954.

He married the former Phyllis J. Shull in September of 1952 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 29, 2012.

Marlen worked as a lineman with Penelec and retired after 35 years of service.

He enjoyed working on the family farm and mowing the fields.

Survivors include four children

Beata Miller & her husband Gene of Venus

Cloyd Knavel of Venus

Roger Knavel of Venus

Eric Knavel of Florida

5 grandchildren

Travis Mille rand his wife Shawna

Lynette Crowe and her husband Virgil

Cora Knavel

Gregory Knavel

Emma Knavel

And three great grandchildren

Niklos Kossman

Myah Miller and Scarlette Miller

He was the last surviving member of his family, having 5 sisters and 4 brothers and was also preceded in death by a grandson Michael Knavel.

There will be no viewing or visitation.

Interment will be in Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.

The Reinsel Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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