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Henry Knappe
Big Spring Herald
July 1977

Henry Knappe, 61, died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 16, in a local hospital. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday in the Loraine Cemetery. He was born April 2, 1916 in Big Spring. He was in the slaughter house business in Big Spring for over 40 years with his father and brothers, in the A. Knappe & Sons Slaughter House.
He married Joyce Compton August 13, 1950 in Roswell, New Mexico.
He retired in 1969.
He was a veteran of World War II and is survived by his widow, Joyce, of Big Spring; two sons, Craig Knappe of the home and Tommy Jackson of Houston; one daughter, Peggy Joyce Cobler, Lake Grandbury, four grandchildren, three brothers, Carl Knappe of Big Spring, Roy Knappe of Ohio, and Edward Knappe of Pecos; three sisters, Peggy Vaughn, Dorothy Fay Neece, and Mrs. Perry Daily all of Big Spring.


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