Kenneth E. Knapp
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Kenneth E. Knapp

Born: October 4, 1942; in Long Beach, CA

Died: November 25, 2017; in Woodstock, IL

Kenneth E. "Ken" Knapp, 75, of Ingleside entered into eternity on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at JourneyCare in Woodstock, IL after battling Lewy Body Dementia with Parkinsonism.

Ken was born on October 4, 1942 in Long Beach, CA. He married Nancy Kreuter on November 6, 1965. He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Ingleside. Ken was extremely involved with Cub & Boy Scouts, mainly Troop 85, for 25+ years. Ken & Nancy were active in Lutheran Marriage Encounter for 20+ years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle & friend.

Ken is survived by his wife of 52 years, Nancy (Kreuter); children, Janet (Jeff) Pokorny, Elizabeth (Arick) Hanna and Kenneth Knapp II; grandchildren, Emily (Jonathan), Caroline, Daniel, Mikayla and Caitlyn; sisters, Carol Crumbaugh, Catherine Dawson and Karen (Silas) Smith ; In-laws, Carol (Joe) Price and Linda (Lee) Russell; many nieces, nephews and special friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Helen (Johnson) Booth.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church, 25519 IL-134, Ingleside, IL 60041 on Saturday December 2 at 11:00 am, with a visitation from 9:00 to 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to JourneyCare Foundation ( or Trinity Ev. Lutheran Church are requested.

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Published in Lake County Suburban Life on Nov. 30, 2017.
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