Leslie Robert KnappMay 12, 1936 ~ January 8, 2017 (age 80)
Leslie (Les) Knapp
May 12, 1936 – January 8, 2017
Knapp, Leslie Robert, passed suddenly at Stettler Hospital, at age 80. He was born at Bonnyville Ab., the fifth child of Ernest and Elfleta Knapp. Les and Elva(Hamilton) were married June 16, 1956 and to this union were blessed with eight children. After working and living in many towns and jobs, the family returned to Stettler in 1973. For 30 plus years Les, owned and operated Les’ Concrete, doing concrete finishing throughout central Alberta.
Les is survived by his wife Yvonne Burnstad, his children Juanita (Barry) Wagstaff, Sedalia, Roberta Dahl, Stettler, Larry (Linda) Busby, Daniel (Kathy), Erskine, Roy (Fay), Stettler, Lorraine (Jeff) Parkinson, Airdrie, Krista Kirk, Theresa (Darcy) Regan, Stettler. 23 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren. His siblings: Percy (Edith) Knapp, Hazel Kerbes, Lloyd (Eileen) Knapp, Dorothy Knapp, David (Lynn) Knapp, Blanche Wells, Doug (Brenda) Knapp and Audrey (Ken) Preedin, and Yvonne’s children Bill, Merilee, Dale and Jara Colp, Brice and Shelley, Tim Burnstad and numerous other loved ones.
His was predeceased by his wife Elva, his parents Ernest and Elfleta Knapp, brother Wilfred.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Friday, January 13, 2017, at Christ-King Catholic Church, Stettler, Alberta, with Father Len Gartner officiating. Interment will take place at the Erskine Cemetery at a later date.
Donations in Leslie’s memory can be made to a charity of donor’s choice.
Brennen Funeral Home and Cremation Services entrusted with arrangements, www.brennenfuneralhome.com