Keith J. Knapp, age 61, New London, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 13, 2014, as the result of an automobile accident.
He was born on December 23, 1952, in New London, son of the late Albert and Eva (Roloff) Knapp. Keith graduated from New London High School in 1971. He farmed on the family homestead in the Town of Maple Creek. Keith enjoyed driving his tractors and trucks. He was a member of the Emanuel Lutheran Church, New London.
Keith is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Ron) McCarry, Neenah; Catherine Tank, New London; sons, John (Angela) Knapp, New London; Steven (fiancée Regina) Knapp, New London; brother, Vernon (Betty) Knapp, Hortonville. Also, grandchildren: Emma, Cassie, Alex, Elizabeth, Rebecca, Brooke, Halia, Owen, Dakota, Riley, Sierra, Kiera and Skye; nieces and nephews: Elizabeth (Rodney) Rogers, Sara (Timothy) Marcelja and Richard (Tammy) Knapp. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and love of his life Marina (Steffanus), father-in-law, Charles Steffanus; brother, Duane; sister, and son-in-law, Robert.
Funeral services for Keith will be held on Monday, May 19, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, New London with Rev. William Heiges officiating. Visitation will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014, from 4-7 p.m. at the Cline & Hanson Funeral Home and also at church on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will be in the New Maple Creek Cemetery, Town of Maple Creek. Cline & Hanson Funeral Home, New London, is assisting the family with arrangements. www.clinehansonfuneralhome.com