Mike WB8MMR Licensee of 145.23 Repeter in Central Ohio Passe on Tuesday July26th, 201
MICHAEL W KNIES, WB8MMR
a good friend and mentor of new Ham operators. Will be missed by all. Doug KD8OOT
My Condolences, God Bless all who knew Mike.
Michael W. Knies, age 64, passed away Tuesday morning, July 24, 2012 at the Kobacker House with his family at his bed side. Michael fought a long hard courageous battle with Esophageal Cancer.
He was a Vietnam Veteran of the United States Navy, and loved to wear it proudly.
Michael also was an avid amateur radio operator (WB8MMR) and founded the Southwest Columbus Ham Radio Club (SWCHRC).
Michael loved his family and always made sure we knew it. He is preceded in death by his parents Lucetta and Walter, and his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charlie and Mary Benjamin. Survived by his wife of 43 years, Darlene; daughter, Chris (Justin) Roe; son, Joe (Jackie); brother, Pat (Colleen); sister-in-law, Cherie (Brad) Wickiser; grandchildren, Jordan, Jacob, Joop and Chloe; niece, Sheli; nephews, Scott and Matt; and lots of very special friends. Family will receive friends Thursday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the MAEDER-QUINT-TIBERI FUNERAL HOME, 1068 S. High St. Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m. Friday at Corpus Christi Church, 1111 E. Stewart Ave. Entombment St. Joseph Cemetery. Father Rod Damico, celebrant. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to HomeReach Hospice 'Kobacker House', 800 McConnell Dr.,
Columbus, OH 43214-3 463. To sign and view the on-line register, visit www.MaederQuintTiberi.com
73 K2HAT Lee