Roanoke-Richard Knepp, 53, of Roanoke, IL passed away at his
residence with family by his side at 9:50 am on Thursday November
He was born on June 23, 1959 in Peoria, IL to Ralph A. and Ruth
L. Blunier Knepp. He married Janet Hinthorne on September 17, 1977
in Roanoke. She survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Marc (Stacie) Knepp of Peoria;
Adam (Jackie) Knepp; Alex (Cassie) Knepp both of Roanoke; two
daughters, Sarah (Luke) Wiegand of Goodfield; Hannah (Keith)
Wettstein of Eureka; four brothers, Ken (Judy) Knepp of Eureka; Bob
(Ann) Knepp; Curt (Denise) Knepp both of Roanoke; John ( Jackie)
Knepp of El Paso; three sisters, Rachel Bauer of Phoenix, AZ; Carol
(Ray) Luginbuhl of Roanoke; Marjean (Mark) Largent of Scottsdale,
AZ; seven grandchildren, Henry, Dierks, Chase, Max, George, Hudson
Knepp; and Ava Wiegand
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Rich was an electrician by trade, working at Oberlander Electric
for 34 years.
Rich was a member of the Roanoke Apostolic Christian Church
where funeral services will be held at 1pm on Sunday November 4,
2012. Church ministers will officiate. Visitation will be from 3-7
pm on Saturday at the Knapp-Johnson-Harris Funeral Home in Roanoke
and from 12:00-12:45 on Sunday at the church. Burial will be in the
Memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Hospital of
Illinois at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Online condolences may
be sent to the family at knappjohnsonharris.com.
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