Lois Ruth Knapp

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Lois Ruth Knapp, 89, of Dubuque, Iowa, formerly of Postville, died on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Stone Hill Care Center in Dubuque. 

Lois was born on May 27, 1926 to Glen and Amy Zoe (White) Tindell in Guttenberg. 

Lois was united in marriage with Donald LeRoy Knapp on June 25, 1946 at the Community Presbyterian Church in Postville. To this union a daughter, Amy Zoe Knapp, was born. 

Lois worked in her father’s shoe store, Tindell Shoes and after marriage she worked as a bookkeeper for McGregor Wholesale Grocery and H.J. Nachtman and Company in Dubuque. Lois also was head of collections at Stanley Home Products and along with her husband, Donald, owned and operated Knapp Mobile Parks of Dubuque, McGregor and Prairie du Chien. 

Lois is survived by her daughter, Amy Knapp of Chicago, Ill. 

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Donald LeRoy Knapp; her parents, Glen M. and Amy Z. Tindell; brother, Clarence Tindell; and sister, Cassilda Flack. 

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 pm on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Behr Funeral Home in Dubuque, Iowa and at 1:00 p.m on Friday, September 25, 2014 at the funeral home in Postville, Iowa. 

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, September, 25, 2015 at the Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Postville, Iowa with Pastor Gary Catterson as the Officiant. 

Burial will follow at Postville Cemetery in Postville, Iowa. 

Schutte-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service is helping the family with arrangements. 


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