The Washington Times-Herald


March 27, 2013

John W. Knepp

MONTGOMERY —  John W. Knepp, 79, died at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis.

Born July 29, 1933 in Daviess County, he was the son Martin and Rose (Wittmer) Knepp.

On Jan. 15, 1953, he married Viola (Graber) Knepp and she survives. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.

Survivors include his wife, Viola Knepp; five daughters, Dorothy (Wilmer) Knepp, Margie (Alvin) Knepp and Mary Jean (John Eldon) Kemp, all of Montgomery, Joanne (Philip) Eicher of Loogootee and Pauline (Harvey) Raber of Milroy; seven sons, Darrell and wife Teresa Knepp, Steven and wife Christina Knepp, Marlin and wife Sharon Knepp and Davie and wife Barbara Knepp, all of Montgomery, John Elmer and wife Betty Knepp of Campbellsville, Ky., and James Arthur and wife Norma Jean Knepp and Gray Lee and wife Betty Knepp, all of Cannelburg; three brothers, Melvin, Willis and Ivan Knepp, all of Montgomery; two sisters, Rosemary Graber  and Catherine Knepp, all of Montgomery; 77 grandchildren; and 68 great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents; two sisters Marlene Knepp and Alta Wagler; and a brother, Raymond Knepp.

The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at the family residence. Burial will be in South West Cemetery in Montgomery. Visitation is after 10 a.m. today until services Saturday at the home.

Brocksmith-Blake and Wagler Funeral Home in Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.


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