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Sonja “Marie” Kutch Fehrs Knerr, 84

| September 27, 2023 12:00 AM

Sonja “Marie” Kutch Fehrs Knerr, 84, was born on Feb. 20, 1939 to Arthur and Helen Johnson Kutch Weis in Tekoa, Washington. She left this world to be heavenly bound on Sept. 20, 2023 at Clark Fork Valley Hospital in Plains, Montana.

Her early childhood years were spent in and around the Sanders, Idaho area. She graduated from Plummer High School in Plummer, Idaho in 1957.

She was a homemaker and she enjoyed cooking, arts and crafts, decorating anything, and would give away almost anything to brighten someone else’s day.

She married John Fehrs on July 31, 1957, they moved to Libby, Montana to start raising a family. They had two children, Tammy (Don) Yanzick and Daniel (Penni) Fehrs. John passed away on July 30, 1973.

Marie married Archie Knerr on Aug. 30, 1976, this added John (Bridget) Knerr as a stepson and stepbrother. Archie and Marie lived at several different homes and settled in Plains, Montana in 1992.

Marie was preceded in death by both parents; brother, Ronald Kutch; sister, Phyllis Heter. She is survived by Archie; all three children; sister, Becky (Doug) Brede; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Plains, Montana.

Marie, wife, mom, grandma was loved immensely and will always be in our hearts. The family would like to Thank the entire staff at Clark Fork Valley Hospital for their caring, understanding and kindness!

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