Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
HARRY G. KNAPP, FORMER COACH,
CLAIMED BY DEATH
Harry G. KNAPP, 66, an outstanding coach in the Mount Ayr schools from 1928 to 1942, died suddenly Sunday night while
visiting the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eldon JACKSON, of Arcadia, Calif.
Graveside services will be held This (Thursday)
afternoon, at 1:30 o'clock, at Redfield [East Linn Cemetery, Dallas County, Iowa], where Mr. KNAPP was born  and
A winner of ten letters at Des Moines
University, Mr. KNAPP was later named the school's all-time sports standout by the alumni association.
He spent 39
years in the coaching ranks - two at Mitchelville; 14 most successful years in Mount Ayr and 23 years at the Will Rogers
High School in Tulas, Okla. He retired only a few months ago as athletic diretors at Rogers.
During his tenure as
coach in the Mount Ayr schools, Mr. KNAPP's grid teams won 34 straight games before a single loss and then continued
with 17 more victories.
Surviving are his widow, Imogene, 4726 E. 22nd Pl., Tulsa, and two grandchildren.
Obituary submission by Mike Avitt, June of 2010
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