Margaret Knoellinger

South Branch, Michigan
September 11, 1947 - October 11, 2016

Service Location

Hale Chapel of Buresh Funeral Homes


A memorial service will be held on Friday October 14th, 2016 at 12 noon at the Hale Chapel of Buresh Funeral Homes, with a visitation from 10AM to 12 noon.

Obituary Notice

Margaret Knoellinger “Peaches”, age 69, of South Branch, MI, formerly of Birch Run, MI passed away on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on September 11, 1947 in Flint, MI to the late Joseph and Mildred (Campbell) Krause. Margaret loved arts and crafts, sewing, Bingo, and knitting hats to donate to local charities. She was also an avid animal lover. She especially loved her dog Molly. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, just playing cards and cracking jokes.

Margaret leaves behind her loving husband of 33 years Ernie E.C. Knoellinger, amazing sister, Mary Singley; caring Mother-in-law Betty Knoellinger; her children, Janet (Thomas) Jones, Eric (Lynn Stelter) Knoellinger, Danny (Theresa Adler) Dalley, and Lynn (Chris) Campbell; grandchildren, Joshua (Courtney) Jones, Jordan Jones, Nathan Stead, Sydney Campbell, Zoey Campbell, Alex Knoellinger, and John Knoellinger. Margaret was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Ernie Knoellinger Sr., affectionately known to her as “Pa”.

A memorial service will be held on Friday October 14th, 2016 at 12 noon at the Hale Chapel of Buresh Funeral Homes, with a visitation from 10AM to 12 noon. Condolences may be made to the family at


Magaret will be missed she was a great friend i know she is in heaven and one day we will see her again ernie and family you are in my prayers
— Rick Caudill
So sorry for your loss. Margaret is now at peace She will be deeply missed by everyone.
— Barb. Sortor
Sorry for your loss. Now Margaret is at peace. She will be missed by everyone.
— Barb. Sortor
I dont think i will make the memorial service in time give my prayers to the family
— Tom Jones SR
Ernie..My thoughts & prayers are with you & the entire family. Loved Margaret's sense of humor; doing her hair was a pleasure. Many of great laughs & advice at every visit. R.I.P. Margaret
— Lori Gulish
Janet and family sorry for your loss your mom was good person.
— Crystal Gray
With Heartfelt Sympathy on the loss of your dear Wife and Mother . . . we'll surely miss our Bingo buddy Peaches !
— Barb Stayer
My heart goes out to all of you in this time of sadness she is at peace now and I am greatful to say that she was a wonderful women with a huge heart and I will truly miss her, sending my prayers love and hugs to you all
— Billie Jo Neumann
Ernie, Betty (Ma) and family you are in my prayers. We'll miss Margaret around Zubek Motors, she always seemed to put a smile on everyone's face. Pete
Janet & Tom.

I'm very sorry for your loss. I may have not known her personally but She has a wonderful daughter I went to school with. My condolences to Janet and her family. Tom take care of Janet and your family in this time of her loss. Godspeed to the Jones family.

Randy Budd
— Randy Budd
I am so sorry for your loss!! Didn't know her very well but she was a very sweet women!!
— Sheila Burk
Margaret was a pleasant person with a good head on her shoulders, and high values to match. Rest in Peace.
— Brian DeMatio

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