a_d
Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Gerald H. Knapke
  Gerald H. "99" Knapke, 60, Maria Stein, died Aug. 17, 2011, at his sister's residence.
He was born Jan. 12, 1951, in Coldwater, to Leander and Elenora (Hartings) Knapke.
Surviving are four sisters, Rosemary (Tony) Fullenkamp, Ft. Loramie, Rita (Bob) Niekamp, New Bremen, Ann (David) Long, Findlay, and Emily (Charles) Flanagan, Maria Stein; two brothers, Ivo (Pam) Knapke, Maria Stein, and twin Tom Knapke, Maria Stein; and a sister-in-law, Mary Knapke, Maria Stein.
Deceased are a brother, Louis Knapke, and a brother-in-law, Michael Koesters.
He graduated from Marion Local High School in 1969. He worked at Dynamic Weld, Osgood, and was a longtime farmer.
Graveside services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John Cemetery, Maria Stein.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Friday
81°
Mostly Sunny
10%
Friday Night
58°
Clear
4%
Saturday
87°
Sunny
Saturday Night
66°
Mostly Clear
Sunday
88°
Chance Thunderstorms
47%
Sunday Night
68°
Chance Thunderstorms
50%
Monday
87°
Partly Sunny
21%
Monday Night
63°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday
79°
Partly Sunny
Tuesday Night
56°
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday
78°
Mostly Cloudy
Wednesday Night
59°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
10%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d