Richard D. "Dick" Knapp

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  • "Renee. I am Dick's first cousin, Judy Davoust from Texas. ..."
  • "I will always be thankful to Dick for saving my dads life"
    - Mickie Meiss
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RICHARD D. KNAPP "DICK" LaCROSSE, IN Richard "Dick" D. Knapp, 69, of LaCrosse passed away Monday at Porter Hospital in Valparaiso. He was born on January 21, 1942 in LaCrosse to Dean M. and Gladys M. (Zahn) Knapp. Dick worked for 40 years as a heavy equipment operator for Operating Engineers Local 150. He was a member of the American Legion Post 92, North Judson Grand Lodge 438, Orak Shriners of Michigan City, Masons, and Scottish Rite South Bend Valley. Dick enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. On January 21, 1995, Dick married Renee Bortkiewicz who survives along with his four children: Scott Knapp of Valparaiso, Jack Knapp of Warsaw, John (Kathy) Knapp of Hebron, and Brenda (Jim) Johnson of Winamac; one stepson, Sean Allman of Baton Rouge, LA; his sister, Carol Sherouse of Fort Wayne; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Dick was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters: Patricia Czarnecki and Barbara Slaybaugh. A funeral service is planned for Friday, May 8, 2011 at 10:30 AM at Kosanke Funeral Home, 105 E. Indiana Ave., Kouts, IN with burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation is Thursday from 4:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the .

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Published in The Times on May 4, 2011
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