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Lena Anna (Bartsch) Knapp (1874-1954)


Posted By: Cass County Coordinator (email)
Date: 7/13/2017 at 21:17:50

The Atlantic News Telegraph
Atlantic, Iowa
Monday, December 13, 1954
Page 1, Column 5

Mrs. Lena Knapp, 80, Native of Cass, Dies

Mrs. Lena Knapp, 80, wife of the late Louis Knapp and a pioneer resident of Cass county, died at her home 71/2 miles south of Atlantic Sunday morning. Mrs. Knapp had been in her usual health until her death.

She was born Jan. 1, 1874, on the farm where she had lived all of her life, the daughter of John and Theresa Bartsch. She was married at her present home to Mr. Knapp Oct. 26, 1904. Mr. Knapp died Jan. 2, 1944.

Surviving are two sons, Melvin Knapp of Detroit, Mich., and Frank Knapp of Atlantic; a daughter, Mrs. Chester Nettz of Lewis and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Joe Garside and Mrs. H. E. Brown.

Funeral services will be held at the Roland funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. A. Breeling of Grant officiating. The remains will be at the funeral home until the service hour and interment will be in Oakwood cemetery at Lewis.

January 1, 1874 – December 12, 1954


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