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Information for Grant Russell Knapp, Sr.

30 March, 1899 - 13 July, 1984

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

July, 1984
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Grant Knapp, Sr.

    Services for Grant Russell Knapp, Sr., 85, Melba, who died Friday, July 13 at a Nampa Hospital, will be conducted 3 p.m. Monday at the Melba Friends Church with the Rev. J. Harley Adams, pastor of the church officiating.  Interment will follow in the Melba Cemetery.  Services and interment are under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
    Mr. Knapp was born March 30, 1899, at New Hudson, Mich., To Frank and Bertha Knapp.  He was educated in that vicinity and as a young man farmed and operated a retail gasoline and oil service.  He was a member of the Board of Commerce of New Hudson and was the Volunteer Fire Chief for many years.
    He was married to Ruth Young in 1930 at Highland Park, Mech., and they made their home in New Hudson until 1947 when they moved to a farm south of Melba.  Mrs. Knapp preceded him in death Dec. 27, 1983.
    He is survived by one son, and his wife, Grant and LaWana Knapp, Meridian; one daughter, Ruth Ann Knapp, Saginaw, Mich.; two brothers, Harvey Knapp, Wichita, Kan., and F. J. Knapp, Deltona, Fla.; two sisters, Alice Niestroy, Lakeland, Fla., and Doris Bannerman, Winter Haven, Fla.; and three granddaughters, Shari, Julie and Gina Knapp, all of Meridian.
    Besides his wife, he was also preceded in death by his parents, a brother, two sisters and a grandson.
    Memorials may be made to the Idaho Youth Ranch, Rupert, Idaho, 83340, or flowers may be sent.



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