John V. Knapp |

John V. Knapp

John V. Knapp, 80, a resident of Casper, Wyo., died Aug. 23, 2007, in Carson City.

Mr. Knapp was born May 10, 1927, to Robert Knapp and Kathryn Haynes in Homer, N.Y.

He graduated from high school in Homer in 1944.

He married Elizabeth “Betty” Sheldon on Jan. 20, 1970.

He was a dairy farmer in up-state New York.

He was employed for 36 years with Frontier Airlines, retiring in 1992. He was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels and a member of the Casper Rockhound Club. He enjoyed RVing and fishing.

He was preceded in death by brother Del; sister Clara; and son Robert.

Among his survivors are his wife of Casper; son Tom Knapp of Grand Junction, Colo.; step-daughter Terry Rubald of Carson City; sister Ann Burgett of Tully, N.Y.; two grandsons, one step-granddaughter; one step-grandson; one great-grandson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Casper Meals on Wheels, 1760 E. 12th St., Casper, WY 82601.

Capitol City Cremation is in charge of arrangements.