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Knapp, Lena Anna (Bartsch) (1874-1954)


Posted By: Cass County Coordinator (email)
Date: 7/13/2017 at 22:17:50

The Atlantic News Telegraph
Atlantic, Iowa
Monday, December 13, 1954
Page 1, Column 5

Mrs. Lena Knapp, 80, Native of Cass, Dies

Mrs. Lena Knapp, 80, wife of the late Louis Knapp and a pioneer resident of Cass county, died at her home 71/2 miles south of Atlantic Sunday morning. Mrs. Knapp had been in her usual health until her death.

She was born Jan. 1, 1874, on the farm where she had lived all of her life, the daughter of John and Theresa Bartsch. She was married at her present home to Mr. Knapp Oct. 26, 1904. Mr. Knapp died Jan. 2, 1944.

Surviving are two sons, Melvin Knapp of Detroit, Mich., and Frank Knapp of Atlantic; a daughter, Mrs. Chester Nettz of Lewis and four grandchildren. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Mrs. Joe Garside and Mrs. H. E. Brown.

Funeral services will be held at the Roland funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock, the Rev. A. Breeling of Grant officiating. The remains will be at the funeral home until the service hour and interment will be in Oakwood cemetery at Lewis.

The Atlantic News Telegraph
Atlantic, Iowa
Monday, January 10, 1955
Page 8, Column 3
Notice of Appointment of Executrix

No. 6687. In probate.
In the District Court of the State of Iowa, in and for Cass County.
In the matter of Lena A. Knapp, deceased.
To Whom It May Concern:
Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has been appointed and has qualified as an executrix of the estate of Lena A. Knapp, late of Cass County, Iowa, deceased. All persons in any matter indebted to said deceased or her estate will make payment to the undersigned; and those having claims against said deceased or her estate will present them in manner and form as by law re-[?quired.]
Dated this 24th day of December, A. D., 1954.
Mrs. Bertha M. Nietz,
Executrix of said estate.
By John E. Budd,
Attorney for said estate. 3M27

NOTE FROM CONRIBUTOR: Lena Knapp was born January 1, 1874 and died December 12, 1954

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