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Siegfried Knappe

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KNAPPE, Siegfried age 91 of Cincinnati, OH, passed away on Monday, December 1, 2008. Siegfried was born January 15, 1917 in Brunsbuettelkoog, Germany, son of the late Frierich and Magdalene (Fischer) Knappe. He was employed by NCR International Marketing Division, retiring in 1983 after 28 years of service. Siegfried married Lieselotte Anna Else Brecht in May 1942. They resided in Yellow Springs and Xenia, OH from 1954-1999, where he penned his WWII memoirs, SOLDAT, in 1992. Mr. Knappe is survived by his children, Klaus-Juergen (Ruby Ann), Alexander (Irene) and Sylvia Knappe Viering; granddaughters, Kara and Kasey Knappe, as well as many other loving friends and relatives. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lilo Knappe in April 2002. Online memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.bakerhazelsnider.com
Published in Dayton Daily News from Dec. 6 to Dec. 7, 2008
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