John Jacob Knecht, III

John Jacob Knecht, III

Birth
Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Death 25 Nov 1989 (aged 73)
Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Burial Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 136468645 · View Source
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“John J. Knecht III, 73, formerly of Pleasant Valley Manor, died at 12:20 a.m. November 25, 1989 in the Chillicothe V. A. Medical Center following an extended illness. He was born April 22, 1916 in Chillicothe to John J. Jr. and Wilhelmine Eva Johnson Knecht. He is survived by several cousins and a sister-in-law, Marlene Cook Knecht, Columbus. He was predeceased by a brother, Kenneth Stewart Knecht. Mr. Knecht was a member of the First Church of Christ Scientist. He was a 12 letter star at Chillicothe High School, having played football and basketball and having run track all four years. He attended the University of Alabama and graduated from Ohio University. He received his master's degree from Ohio State University. He was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, and was a member of Scioto Lodge No. 6., F. & A. M. Mr. Knecht served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and later served with the F.B.I. He was assistant football coach and teacher in Jackson High School and Chillicothe High School, and had last taught at Southeastern High School. Funeral services are to be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Ware Funeral Home with Benjamin E. Stauffer, the Reader. Burial will follow in Grandview Cemetery where there will be military graveside rites."

Submitted by Dixons
24 Feb. 2015


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  • Added: 26 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136468645
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Jacob Knecht, III (22 Apr 1916–25 Nov 1989), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136468645, citing Grandview Cemetery, Chillicothe, Ross County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Timeless (contributor 47075095) .