Obituary for George Herman Knauf

George Herman Knauf

Birth Date: Oct. 2nd, 1935
Date Passed: Jan. 13th, 2017

Obituary

George Herman Knauf age 81, of Ravenna, MI died Friday, January 13, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. George was born on October 2, 1935 in Muskegon, Michigan to the late Ben and Josephine (Herman) Knauf. He married Dolores Mae (Kraley) Knauf on June 6, 1979 in Muskegon, Michigan. George worked for Sealed Power until his retirement. George is survived by his wife of 37 years: Dolores M. Knauf of Ravenna, 1 Son: Kurt (Sally) Barritt of Conklin, 2 Daughters: Paula (Rob) Kiper of Florida and Mary (Brian) Lowing of Silver Lake. 2 Step Sons: Tom Fitzpatrick of Sterling Heights and Scott Fitzpatrick of Muskegon. 1 Step Daughter: Rebecca (Richard) Bowen of Grand Haven. 16 Grandchildren and 5 Great Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Parents, 2 Infant Daughters and Sister Ann Grogan. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 10:00am at the St. Catherines Catholic Church in Ravenna. Burial will follow at St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery. The family will be at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna on Tuesday, January 17, 2017 from 2:00 to 4:00pm and 6:00 to 8:00pm for visitation. Rosary will be prayed at 8:00pm. Memorials may be directed to: St. Catherines Catholic Church or American Cancer Society. Go to: www.throopfhravenna.com or Facebook @ Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna Inc. to sign the online guestbook. The Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna is in charge of funeral arrangements. 231-853-6511

Visitation

2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Jan. 17th, 2017 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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Service

10:00am on Jan. 18th, 2017 at St. Catherines Catholic Church
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Burial

11:00am on Jan. 18th, 2017 at
St. Catherines Catholic Cemetery
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