Obituary: Peter Knapp, 83
Peter Knapp “Junior” age 83 of Stevens Point went to his final reward on April 27, 2018 while surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born on April 4, 1935 to Peter Knapp Sr and Vera Rogers in Stevens Point, WI. He attended school in Stevens Point and married Marie Goretski on October 27, 1958 at St. Adalbert’s Catholic Church in Rosholt. Peter worked at Nigbor Furs, St. Michael’s Hospital, Shopko, and St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
Peter enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was kindhearted and would help anyone in need. Peter enjoyed singing, playing guitar and piano, playing cards, doing puzzles and making them into pictures, along with knitting, making blankets, woodworking, fishing, and gardening. He could fix and build anything. He was an avid gospel and country music lover. Peter had a joking side to him and always kept you laughing.
He is survived by sons Rodney Knapp (Lisa Grass), Plover, Roy (Jenn) Knapp, Plover, grandchildren Kayla Knapp (Fiancé Nick Firkus), Ryan Knapp (Fiancée Jolene Kinney), Monica, Ashley, Tina, John, Jason (Britt), and many great grandchildren. Further survived by half-brothers Rick Rogers and Ron Rogers, sisters Helen Schever, Mary Elkins, Janice Theilitz and Bonnie Duffin, and special aunt Jennie Beadle. He was preceded in death by his parents Peter and Vera, step-father Melvin, ex-wife Marie, and sister Donna Mae.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 from 9:30am – 11:00am at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Stevens Point. A Funeral mass will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday with Rev. Jerzy Rebacz presiding. Burial will follow in Guardian Angel Cemetery.