Evelyn M. Knapp

November 1, 1924 — March 14, 2022

Evelyn M. Knapp

 

Evelyn M Truyman Knapp, 97, of Kaukauna, passed away peacefully with family by her side on March 14th at St. Paul Elder Services.

 

Evelyn was born to Benedict and Theresa Truyman on November 1st, 1924.  She graduated from Kaukauna High School.  She married her high school sweetheart William Knapp on February 21st, 1946. She was a homemaker and worked at Looks Drug Store for over 20 years.  After retirement they moved to Pickerel, WI where she enjoyed time with her family, fishing, volunteering at church and rides on the pontoon.  She will be remembered mostly for her kindness, strong family values, love of music, and her unwavering faith.   She was committed to serving others in all she did as well as being an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Kaukauna and St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Pickerel.    

 

Evelyn is preceded in death by her husband William; parents Ben and Theresa; father and mother in-law Ed and Edith; siblings Ben (Geraldine), Jerry (Marie), Jack (Laura), Lorraine (Robert) Fuerst, sister in-law Elaine, and great grandson Graham. 

 

Evelyn is survived by her children Bruce (Bonnie), Janet (Irv) Keough, Paul (Mary); brother in-law Robert; grandchildren Scott (Laura), Chris (Stacy), Coreen (Gary) Wyngaard, Micaela (Jeremy) Wadzinski, Mara Nelson, Kelyn Gillis, Kendra (Michael) Driessen, Riley (Amanda), Skyler (Tori) Keough; and great-grandchildren Justin (Alexis), Amanda, Sam, Emma, Jacob, Paige, Jaxson, Owen, Tristan, Aiden, Amelya, Clara, Frances, Greta, Everett, Vincent, Estelle, and Hattie

 

The family extends their sincere thanks to the staff of St. Paul Elder Services and St. Paul Hospice Services for all their love and compassion over the past years.  Memorials to St. Paul Elder Services in Evelyn’s name are appreciated.

 

Funeral liturgy for Evelyn will be held on Saturday March 19th at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 309 Desnoyer Street, at 1:00 PM with the Fr. Don Everts officiating.   Visitation will be held at the church from 11:00 AM until the time of services. Private interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery.

 

“You are our Sunshine and you will always be the song in our heart.”

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Visitation

Saturday, March 19, 2022

11:00am - 1:00pm (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

309 Desnoyer St, Kaukauna, WI 54130

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Saturday, March 19, 2022

1:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church

309 Desnoyer St, Kaukauna, WI 54130

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