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James Leland Knapp

February 17, 1943 February 24, 2019
James Leland Knapp
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James L. “Jim” Knapp, 76, of Wellington passed away Sunday February 24, 2019 at Mercy Allen Hospital in Oberlin following a long illness. He was born February 17, 1943 in Elyria and was an area resident for most of his life. Jim owned and operated Jim Knapp Trucking and Farms, was a 1962 Keystone High School graduate and proudly served his country in the United States Army. Survivors include his daughters, Judy (Tim) Martin and Jenny (Brian) Hartley; son, Michael Knapp; grandchildren, Drew, Paige, Macey, Grant, Ridge, Brock, Riley and Jimmer; sisters, Charlotte Klinect and Lynn Neuhoff; brothers, Carl, Ernie, Russell and John Knapp. He was preceded in death by a brother, Edwin Knapp. The family will receive friends 2:00 until 7:00 p.m. Thursday February 28, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria. Services and burial will be private. The family would like to extend a special Thank-you to Roger Knapp for his companionship and support. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be expressed at

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2:00 PM 2/28/2019 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/28/2019 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Services and Burial private

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
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