Frank Knapp, 87, formerly of the town of Guenther in Marathon County, died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2001, at River Pines Center in Whiting.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Knowlton, with the Rev. Joseph Grassl officiating. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery in Knowlton.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Beste Funeral Home in Mosinee, with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. There will also be visitation at the church from 9:30 a.m. Wednesday until the services.
Mr. Knapp was born Feb. 22, 1913, in Necedah, a son of the late John and Nellie (Berry) Knapp.
He was married to Margaret Meis on May 8, 1948, at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Knowlton.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II on the island of New Guinea.
He was an early settler in the town of Guenther, coming to the area with his parents in 1920. He farmed in Guenther most of his life.
Survivors include his wife; one son, Eugene (Carol), Wausau; three daughters, Delores (Daniel) Brunner, Salem, Alice (Daniel) Ormes, Stevens Point, and Marie (Kris) Cowling, Winneconne; one sister, Anna (Nelson) Shivers, Camdenton, Mo.; six grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
He was also preceded in death by eight brothers, Jesse, Henry, John “Hiker,” Charlie, George, James, Edward and an unnamed infant; and four sisters, Lottie Meis, Nellie Love, Daisy Meis and an unnamed infant.