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Ralph W. Knapp

Plainwell - Ralph passed away on September 19, 2021, kicking and fighting at Wings of Hope Hospice Home in Allegan, MI. He was born February 8, 1943 to Wesley B. and Alice Knapp. Ralph spent many years driving over-the-road semis and enjoyed automotive body work. He loved old country music, NASCAR, taking drives down country roads and going to the Kalamazoo Speedway. Ralph was a member of Hickory Corners Bible Church. Ralph is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Jim and Ken and son Wesley Ralph Knapp. He is survived by his daughters Susan Knapp and Natasha DeYoung, daughter-in-law Kelli Knapp and son, Ralph Reed Knapp, granddaughter Heather (David) Stine and 2-week old great-grandson Weston Ford Stine. Also surviving are his sister Barbara Little, several nieces and nephews, including two special nephews, Bobby (Dawn) Nyberg and Kenny (Jennifer) Knapp. A memorial service will be held on October 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Hickory Corners Bible Church, 13720 Kellogg School Rd., Hickory Corners, MI 49060. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hickory Corners Bible Church or Wings of Hope, 530 Linn St., Allegan, MI 49010.


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