July 11, 1945-April 28, 2013
REDWOOD FALLS - Services for Donald "Fritz" Fred Knapp, 67, of rural Redwood Falls will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Redwood Valley Funeral Home. Visitation is one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Private family burial will be at a later date. Stephens Funeral Service - Redwood Valley Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.
He died Sunday, April 28, 2013, at the Redwood Area Hospital after a brief illness with cancer.
He was born July 11, 1945, in Redwood Falls to Magnus and Cora (Wolters) Knapp. He joined the National Guard while in high school. He received six months training and attended advanced training in Alaska. He received his honorable discharge on July 7, 1969.
Survivors include his wife Marge of 47 years; sons Michael of Backus and Jon of Redwood Falls; three grandchildren; one great-grandson; brother Bob Knapp of Redwood Falls; and many other relatives and friends.