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 Elwood Woodrow Knecht

Elwood Woodrow Knecht

Schoenersville, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 26 May 1997 (aged 79)
Bethlehem, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot 0371-01
Memorial ID 92766169 · View Source
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F 1/C, US Navy, World War II.

The Morning Call (Allentown, PA), May 28, 1997, Page: B08:

"Elwood W. Knecht, 79, of 525 Second St., Catasauqua, died Monday, May 26, in Muhlenberg Hospital Center. He was the husband of the late Emma M. (Rabe) Knecht.

He was an electrician for U.S. Steel, formerly in Northampton, for more than 10 years before retiring.

Born in Schoenersville, he was a son of the late Grover C. and Arabella (Landis) Knecht.

He was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Catasauqua.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post 215, Catasauqua, and a life member of the Moose.

Survivors: Son, Dennis T. of Buellton, Calif.; daughter, Sharon Dean of York; brother Paul of Fullerton; companion, Margaret Hodes of Catasauqua; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.

Memorial services: 2 p.m. Thursday in the church. Call today, Schisler Funeral Home, 2119 Washington Ave., Northampton.

Contributions: American Alzheimers Association, c/o the funeral home.

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Elwood Woodrow Knecht (1 Oct 1917–26 May 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 92766169, citing Schoenersville Cemetery, Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Tim Gruber (contributor 47185765) .