Annabell L. Kinnetz
July 29, 1930 ~ March 30, 2020
Graveside Service was held Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg, Iowa. Clergy was Reverand John Koopman, arrangements by Martin-Mattice Funeral Home martinmatticefuneralhome.com.
Annabell Lucile Kinnetz, daughter of Jens and Nettie (Larson) Flint, was born July 29, 1930, in Twelve Mile Lake Township, west of Wallingford, Iowa. She received her education in Osgood and graduated from Ringsted High School.
On September 25, 1949, Annabell was united in marriage to Leo Kinnetz at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Emmetsburg, Iowa. They were blessed with five children.
Annabell was employed at Lehman Dairy, Redwood Café and Lakeside Lutheran Home. She was the neighborhood babysitter in between her other jobs and loved caring for all of the children.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and church circle in Emmetsburg. Annabell spent many hours sewing quilts for the church and also special quilts for her family, which are now treasured keepsakes.
Annabell loved her family and cherished all the time she could spend with them. She enjoyed playing cards, Yahtzee and Bingo, putting puzzles together and doing word search puzzles. She loved watching The Price Is Right and Wheel of Fortune.
Annabell passed away Monday, March 30, 2020, at Lakeside Lutheran Home in Emmetsburg, Iowa, at the age of 89. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leo; a daughter, Sharlene Albert; a grandson, Corey Kinnetz; three sisters; and two brothers.
She is survived by her children, Lucile Zimmerman and her husband, Steve of Milford, Iowa; William Kinnetz and his wife, Laurie of Emmetsburg, Iowa; Gerald Kinnetz and his wife, Denise of Emmetsburg, Iowa; and Clifford Kinnetz and his wife, Sara of Emmetsburg, Iowa; son-in-law, Mike Albert of Montgomery, Iowa; her grandchildren, Tim, Eric, Jackie, Kari, Andrea, Ty, Emma, and Andrew; great grandchildren, Mackenzie, Braxton, Leo, Kole, Sam, Ben, and Asher; a sister, Alice Christensen of Graettinger, Iowa; brothers, Donald Flint of Ruthven, Iowa and Arnold Flint of Emmetsburg, Iowa; nieces and nephews; as well as many other relatives and friends.