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Joseph L. Knapp, 32, of Lansing passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018.
The son of Timothy & Mary Ann (Batt) Knapp, he was born September 2, 1985 in Lansing. 

He graduated from Lansing Catholic High School and went on to attend Grand Valley State University, Eastern Michigan University, and Lansing Community College, from where he obtained two degrees in Business Finance. 

Joe enjoyed camping, loved football along with other sports, and will be remembered for being a great salesman. 

Joseph is survived by his parents; sisters, Angela & husband Bryan Maloney, and Denise Spornraft; and grandmother, Beatrice Knapp. 

Honoring his wishes cremation has taken place. Visitation with the family will begin at 12:30 p.m. at St. Gerard Parish, 4437 W. Willow Highway, Lansing, 48917, Funeral Mass will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m., with a luncheon to follow beginning at 2:30 p.m.

To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Joe’s online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:

Arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids. 


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  1. John Powers on August 24, 2018 at 9:33 pm

    My heart hurts for you and your family’s loss. As parents we are not supposed to lay our children to rest, it’s not supposed to be that way. I send my deepest condolences to you and yours and may Joseph rest in peace.

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