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Flora Ann (Palmer) Kniffin

April 23, 1946 ~ August 2, 2018 (age 72)

Flora Ann Kniffin, 72, of Alpena passed away Thursday, August 2, 2018, at MidMichigan Medical Center-Alpena.

Flora Ann Palmer was born April 23, 1946 in Alpena to the late Earl and Agnes (Smith) Palmer. She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and the V.F.W. Auxiliary. Flora enjoyed gardening, playing darts, fishing, and being outdoors.

Surviving are her three children, Mykel (Scott Strong) Smith, Wendi Smith, Nicole Kniffin; one granddaughter, Izabella Torsch; two sisters, Marian (LeRoy) Dove, Gloria Egelski; brother, Elwood (Sue) Palmer; and several nieces and nephews.

Flora was preceded in death by her step father, Cleo Sonnenberg; son-in-law, Jermaine Smith; siblings, Earl Palmer, John Palmer, Dale Palmer, Elenore Palmer; two nephews, Jeff Dove and Bryon Egelski.

Visitation will take place at Bannan Funeral Home on Tuesday from 2 p.m. until the funeral service at 7 p.m. with Rev. Christina Bright officiating.