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Frank Joseph Knapp III, 69, London, Ky.,, formerly of Green Bay, Wi., died January 28, 2018 at the Laurel Heights. Rehab Center, London, Ky. He was recuperating after a lengthy stay at the Lexington, Ky., VA Medical Center.
He was born July 15, 1948, in Green Bay, Wi. He had lived and worked most of his life in Green Bay and other parts of Wisconsin. He proudly served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1967-1969 until a knee injury forced his early discharge. He enjoyed golfing, hunting, camping and duck hunting with his brothers. After retiring, he did local carpentry jobs for friends and also began caring for a dear friend, Dr. Richard Koehl, who was suffering with dementia. They were avid fishermen and spent lots of time on Wisconsin lakes. Frank and Richard moved to Kentucky in 2014 and he and his fiance' Karen purchased a home in London. He was warmly welcomed and soon became a part of the family of the Macedonia United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank Joseph Knapp Jr. and Violet (Buell) Knapp, his son, Chad Knapp and 2 brothers, William and Frederick Knapp. He is survived by his brother Rick Knapp and fiance' Karen McMullen.
A celebration of his life will be held on March 3, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the Macedonia United Methodist Church. A graveside service will be held in May 2018, (day to be determined), where he will be interred in the Ft. Howard Cemetery in Green Bay, Wi.
Published on February 8, 2018
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