Marian Francis McKnelly, 79 of Springfield, passed away September 26, 2022, in Springfield, Missouri.

Marian went on to do accounting work in various family businesses. Marian married the love of her life Kenneth Melvin McKnelly on April 13, 1969. To this union were born two sons, Mark and Matthew McKnelly. She enjoyed reading (before her stroke in 2019), watching her crime dramas, and receiving a hard time by her joking but an adoring husband.

Marian is survived by her husband, Kenneth, sons, Mark Francis McKnelly, and Matthew Franklin McKnelly, grandchildren: grandsons, Cade (22), Rafe (20), Mason (13), Chase (12), Hayse (9), granddaughters, Haylen (20), Alexis (15), Kensley (12), and Katherine (1).

A graveside service will be held at 9:00 AM, Thursday, September 29, 2022, at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to help cover the family’s funeral expenses would be greatly appreciated.

Arrangements are being made by the Walnut Lawn Funeral Home.