|Birth: ||Dec. 16, 1896|
Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
|Death: ||Oct. 4, 1995|
John Knab Sr., 98, of Box 138, Hollidaysburg RR1, died Wednesday afternoon, Oct 4, 1995 at his residence, following a brief illness.
He was born Dec 16, 1896, in Bavaria, Germany, the son of Xavier and Anna Knab. He married Anna Fastenmeier. She died May 10, 1990.
Mr. Knab was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg.
He retired as a car repairman from the Pennsylvania Railroad and was self-employed as a farmer.
Mr. Knab served with the German Army during World War I.
Surviving are three daughters: Louse Sutch of Medford, Ore., Anna Helsel and Mary T. Zeak, both of Hollidaysburg RR 1; a son, John Jr. of Altoona; 22 grandchildren, 38 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandson.
A son, Frank, preceded in him in death July 19, 1995.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Sorge Funeral Home, Hollidaysburg.
Services for John Knab Sr wll be held at 9 a.m. Saturday at Sorge Funeral Home, by Father John J. Palko. Interment at New St. Mary's Cemetery.
5 Oct. 1995
Anna Fastenmeier Knab (1896 - 1990)*
John Knab (1923 - 1997)*
Frank Knab (1926 - 1995)*
New Saint Marys Cemetery
Created by: Steve Knab
Record added: Oct 27, 2012
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