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.
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