Obituary for Lois Elaine Knapp

Lois Elaine Knapp

Birth Date: Jul. 26th, 1931
Date Passed: Feb. 11th, 2010


Lois Elaine Knapp, age 78 of Ravenna died Thursday, February 11, 2010 at DeBoer Nursing Home in Muskegon. Lois was born on July 26, 1931 in Moorland Township, Michigan to the late Joseph G. and Florence (Bentley) Baranowski. She married Charles “Gus” Knapp on April 8, 1949 in Conklin, Michigan and he survives. She was known for making pizzas late at night for the Muskegon County Sheriff’s deputies, known as “Lois’s Pizzeria”. Lois is survived by her husband of 60 years, Gus; 4 sons: Richard (Judy) Knapp of Pataskala, OH, David (Anita) Knapp of Ravenna, Tim (Patti) Knapp of Muskegon and Thomas (Deborah) Knapp of Mascoutah, IL; 1 daughter, Vicki (Larry) Lieffers of Ravenna; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granchild; 2 sisters: Janet (Gilbert) Wolters of Muskegon and Linda (Jack) Johnson of Barryton, MI. She is preceded in death in addition to her parents by 1 daughter, Pamela; 1 brother, Gene Baranowski; 1 granddaughter, Brenda Lieffers-Loss and 1 grandson, Brian Paul Knapp. Mass from the Order of Christian Funerals will be conducted on Monday, February 15, 2010 at 11:00am at St. Catherines Catholic Church in Ravenna. Burial will be at Ravenna Township Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at the Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna from 2:00 to 4:00pm and from 6:00 to 8:00pm. The rosary will be prayed at 8:00pm. Memorial contributions may be directed to Hospice of Michigan or DeBoer Nursing Home. The Throop Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements 231-853-6511.


2:00pm to 4:00pm and
6:00pm to 8:00pm on
Feb. 14th, 2010 at Throop Funeral Home of Ravenna
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11:00am on Feb. 15th, 2010 at St. Catherines Catholic Church
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