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Barbara Jean Knobloch Kappes
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Birth: Mar. 8, 1947
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Feb. 20, 2009

Barbara Jean Kappes, 61, of Park Rapids, MN died suddenly on Friday, February 20, 2009 at the Innovis Health Services in Fargo, North Dakota.

Barbara Jean Knobloch was born on March 8, 1947 in Park Rapids, MN the daughter of John Robert and Mabel Lovis (Fegre) Knobloch. She grew up and attended school in Park Rapids, MN where she graduated from high school in 1965. She went on to attend Nursing school in Brainerd, after two years she received her LPN license. She moved to Coon Rapids where she began her nursing career. She was blessed with two children; her son Paul who was born in 1968 and her son Scott who was born in 1970. She returned to Park Rapids, MN in 1983, and in 1984 she began employment at the Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids. She continued to work as a nurse at Heritage Living Center until the time of her death. She enjoyed her vocation as a nurse, and she always provided the highest quality of care to her dear patients.

She was a very proud grandmother to her granddaughter Paige Nicole who was the light of her life. She was a voracious reader. She liked to play all sorts of games, cards, and watching her favorite TV programs. She also loved spending time with family and friends. She especially loved her pet cats. She was known and loved as mom to the many special kids she has "adopted" over the years. She will be remembered for her warm and friendly smile, her wonderful hospitality and her caring personality.

She is survived by her son Scott (Joyce) Kappes, and granddaughter Paige Nicole Kappes of Moorhead, MN; her sister Sandra (Mike) Traun of Fargo, North Dakota; Her niece Gina (Scott) Muhm (and their children) of Park Rapids, MN; 1 nephew Michael (Eileen) Traun (and their children) of Park Rapids, MN. Her special extended family- Eric (Tammie) Ruther (and their children) of Park Rapids, MN;

She was preceded in death by her son- Paul; and her mother and father.
Family links: 
  John R. Knobloch (1923 - 1976)
  Mabel Lovis Fegre Knobloch (1927 - 2006)
  Paul Thomas Kappes (1968 - 2001)*
  Barbara Jean Knobloch Kappes (1947 - 2009)
  Sandra Kay Knobloch Traun (1949 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Greenwood Cemetery
Park Rapids
Hubbard County
Minnesota, USA
Created by: Joan Edmonson
Record added: Feb 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65684886
Barbara Jean <i>Knobloch</i> Kappes
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