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 Fred Butler Knapp

Fred Butler Knapp

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 26 Dec 2005 (aged 88)
Monterey County, California, USA
Burial Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA
Memorial ID 100048859 · View Source
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Fred Knapp was born in Delta, Ohio on March 23, 1917 and at the age of 88 passed away at his son's home in Salinas on December 26, 2005.

He started his career with The Ohio Oil Company in 1937 after graduating from the International Business College with a certificate in accounting. He retired from Marathon Oil Company (Ohio Oil Company) after 42 years of service. He started as a terminal operator in Bay City, Michigan and completed his career with Marathon Oil as Corporate Operations Manager for Retail Marketing.

Fred married Pauline Zimmerman in 1936 and is survived by Pauline, sister Irene Sharninghouse of Findlay, Ohio, two sons, Jon (Lorraine) of Columbus, Indiana and Tim (Alice) of Salinas, and two grandsons, Greg (Andy) of Indianapolis, Indiana and Christopher of Salinas. His son, Michael, preceded him in death in 1989.

His family and the many friends he made throughout the country will miss Fred, a loving husband and father, avid fisherman, golfer, piano player, and good friend, He was a model father and husband.

A family service was held at Church of the Good Shepherd in Corral de Tierra where his ashes now rest. Funeral arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home. For more info please visit www.struveandlaporte.com. Published in The Monterey Herald on January 10, 2006


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  • Created by: Ms. Clyde
  • Added: 2 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100048859
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fred Butler Knapp (23 Mar 1917–26 Dec 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100048859, citing Church of the Good Shepherd Cemetery, Salinas, Monterey County, California, USA ; Maintained by Ms. Clyde (contributor 46994776) .