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Knapp, John L. Knapp
of Scottsdale, Arizona passed away quietly on October 27, 2016 one day before his 87th birthday, with his loving wife Lita Knapp and family by his side. John graduated from Lane Technical School and entered the army in 1948. While serving in the Korean War his platoon was captured and he became a POW For three years until his release in 1953. John was a lover of sports. As a kid he would play baseball in the field with his friends. While in the army he was a boxer and swimmer. He also played basketball and later in life took up golf. John is best known for always having a joke to tell and making everyone laugh. He is survived by his wife Lita Knapp, 6 kids, 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. John will be laid to rest on November 23,2016 At the National Memorial Cemetery.
Published in The Arizona Republic on Nov. 20, 2016
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