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Michael J. Knapke

July 7, 1951 June 30, 2018
Michael J. Knapke
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Obituary for Michael J. Knapke

Michael J. Knapke, 66, of Marietta, OH passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Marietta Memorial Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 7, 1951 in Coldwater, OH to Louis and Leona Stukenborg Knapke.
Mike's passions were his grandsons and golf. May he hit them long and straight.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Jean Dodd Knapke, whom he married on January 29, 1972; a daughter, Michelle Cacciotti (Jason); four grandsons, Austin, Cameron, Drew and Cade Cacciotti; his mother, Leona Knapke; mother-in-law, Ruth Dodd; eight siblings, Dale (Mary), Diane (Tom), Dave, Ken (Joan), Don (Cathy), Cindy (Ed), Barb, Lois (Terry) and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father,Louis Knapke; father-in-law, Don Dodd and a sister-in-law, Kathy.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation will be observed with no services.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.
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