Claude Knapp

Obituary of Claude Bell Knapp

Claude Bell Knapp, age 91, of Otter Lake died December 11, 2022 peacefully at home.  

Claude was born December 7, 1931 in Kennett, Missouri to the late Claude and Cora [Bell] Knapp.  He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict.  Claude liked hunting, fishing, trips around the lake on his pontoon, investing in the stock market, but most of all he enjoyed traveling with his wife Beverly to visit 49 of the 50 states.

Claude is survived by his children: Claudia (Rick) Clark, Della Davis, Cris Knapp, 4 grandchildren: Nikki (John), Angi (Joey), Cris Jr. (Choua), Sean (Angie), great-grandchildren: Raini (Fiancé Jake), Andruw, Stormy, Nathaniel, Maeve, Devin (Autumn), 2 great-great-grandchildren: Damian, Paxton, and special friend Louis Mays.  He was preceded in death by his parents, and wife Beverly.

Funeral service 1:00 PM on Friday, December 16, 2022 at Otter Lake Cemetery.  Family and friends may visit 11:30 AM till 12:30 PM at Jansen Family funeral Home - Columbiaville.   Claude will be laid to rest next to his wife at Otter Lake Cemetery. Memorial contributions in memory of Claude may be made to Strength in Numbers to benefit our Veterans.  Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at 

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Public Visitation

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Friday, December 16, 2022
Jansen Family Funeral Home
4705 Pine Street
Columbiaville, Michigan, United States
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