KNAPP, Judith Irene,68, passed away on Oct. 21, 2012 in Mesa, AZ. She was born on Dec. 6, 1943 in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada. She was predeced in death by her father, Marshall "Ole" Willard, mother, Edith Willard, brothers, Ward Willard and Mark Willard, husband, Gordon Schiffner. She is survived by current husband, David Knapp, son, Scott Stephanie Schiffner of Leduc, Alberta, Canada, son, Willard Schiffner of Billings, MT, son Derrick Meggin Schiffner of Mesa, AZ, son, Mark Amy Schiffner of Billings, MT, son, Keith Sarah Knapp of Fruitport, MI, daughter, Kathy Noble Gibbens of Fayetteville, NC, daughter, Amy David Wedel of Mesa, AZ, son, Aaron Kimberly Knapp of Roach, MO, sister, Marsha Willard of Milo, Alberta, Canada, niece, Liberty Willard of Carstairs, Alberta, Canada, nephew, Jess Willard of Milo, Alberta, Canada and 24 grandchildren. Judith and her husband, David, have been Missionaries with New Tribes Mission for the past 17 years. They were most recently serving as Mission Representatives. Her life was characterized by love for family, others and most of all, her Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. They reside in Mesa, AZ. Memorial services will be held at 4pm at Trinity Baptist Church in Mesa, AZ on Saturday, October 27, 2012.
Published in East Valley Tribune on Oct. 24, 2012.