Robert Paul Knapp


Birth: August 21st, 1948
Death: June 6th, 2018
Age: 69 years
Residence:Grayling
Previous Residence(s):Saginaw

Robert Paul Knapp, 69, of Grayling, passed away on June 6, 2018.  Bob was born August 21, 1948 in Saginaw to the late Wallace and Clara (Durkarski) Knapp. 

Bob graduated from Delta University with honors and worked for MDOT as a designer for many years.  He also gave back to the community by being a member of the army reserves for six years.  Like many in northern Michigan, he enjoyed spending his free time camping, fishing, and boating.  He enjoyed woodworking as well and was known as an all-around handyman.  His two dogs, Fred and Barney, held a special place in his heart. 

Bob is survived by his wife Janet; his siblings, Jim Knapp, David Costello, George (Mindy) Costello, Roland (Linda) Costello and Reg Costello; his adopted family, Chuck, Katelyn, Charlie, Aidan, Isaiah, Braylen, Gina, Angie, Kathy, Monica, Ronda; and many nieces and nephews who held a special place in his heart.

Bob is proceeded in death by his in-laws, George and Roberta Costello; his sister’s in-law, Mary E., Rachel C. and, Kathy K.

There will be a memorial service to honor the life of Bob at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Saginaw, Michigan on July 14, at 10:00 AM. 

In leu of flowers please make donations to Munson Manor, 1220 Medical Campus Dr. Traverse City, MI 49684.

The family is being served by Wolfe-O’Neill Funeral Home, our family serving yours. 



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