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Jill Elizabeth Knick, 61, of Brownton

Jill Elizabeth Knick, 61, of Brownton, died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at her home.
Funeral services were held Friday, Dec. 16, at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton, with the Rev. R. Allan Reed officiating. Dawn Wolter was the organist. Congregational hymns were “Borning Cry,” “On Eagle’s Wings” and “How Great Thou Art.” The prelude music was “Daisy a Day” by Jud Strunk.
Casket bearers were Keith Larson, Justin Olson, Jon Posusta, Greg Keiser, Paul Keiser and John Keiser.
Jill Elizabeth Knick was born Feb. 13, 1955, in Minneapolis, the daughter of Vern and Ann (Power) Olson. She was baptized as an infant in Minneapolis, and was re-baptized in Glencoe when she was in the sixth grade. She received her education in Brownton and was a graduate of the Brownton High School class of 1973. She furthered her education by attending the technical college in Granite Falls.
On June 22, 1974, she was united in marriage to Ronald Knick at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton. Their marriage was blessed with three children, Jacob, Melanie and Kaitlyn. The couple lived in Brownton, where they shared 42 years of marriage.
Mrs. Knick was a loving day-care provider. She loved and cared for many children over the years. She also held employment at the First State Bank of Brownton (now Security Bank and Trust Co.), Plato Woodwork, Inc., and, most recently, at 3M in Hutchinson. She was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Brownton. She was a committed volunteer, serving on various Brownton planning committees, including Cabin Fever Days. She also was involved with many McLeod West school activities.
She enjoyed camping, biking and, as much as it may have seemed a chore at times, she enjoyed gardening and canning. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Most importantly, she had an unconditional love for her children and grandchildren. She tried to make to every event that her children, and now grandchildren, may have had. She enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren, family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Ronald Knick of Brownton; children and their spouses, Jacob and Jennifer Knick, Melanie and Jason Lindeman, and Kaitlyn Knick, all of Brownton; grandchildren, Jasmine Knick, Cadance Knick, Caleb Lindeman, Aubrey Lindeman and Josie Lindeman; sisters, AnnMarie (Dale) Smith of Fort Worth, Texas, Karen Page of Hutchinson, Lynn (John) Otteson of Silver Lake and Judy Berke of Hugo; brother and sister-in-law, Tim and Julie Olson of Brownton; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vern and Ann Olson; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ellsworth and Mildred Knick; and brother, Mike Olson.
Arrangements were with the Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson. Online obituaries and guest book are available at www.hantge.com.