Mary Jo Knapp (Bauer)

1951 - 2019


Mary Jo Knapp (Bauer), 67 yrs, of Temperance, MI, died Monday January 7, 2019, in St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Ypsilanti, MI. Friends may call at the Capaul Funeral Home, Ida, MI, Thursday January 10, 2019, from 12-9PM. She will lie in state at St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI, Friday January 11, 2019, from 10 AM until the Mass of the Resurrection at 11 AM. Fr. Robert Bauer will officiate of St Mary's Our Lady Queen of Families Parish. Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Ida, MI.


Born July 14, 1951, in Monroe, MI. Mary was the daughter of Joseph and Betty (Giznsky) Bauer Sr. She was a 1969 Ida high School Graduate. She married Lloyd Knapp on August 16, 1974, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI. Mary was a homemaker, who previously worked for Dr. Lammers as an office assistant, 1969-1974, University of Michigan as an administrative assistant from 1974-1975, a clerk for Premier Video from 1997-1998 and a clerk for Silver Bells, from 2000-2002. She was a member of St. Gabriel Catholic Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Ida, MI. She loved her family, granddaughters, cooking/baking, Christmas and holidays, camping and fishing.


Survivors include: her husband Lloyd; mother, Betty; a son, Lloyd (Anna); a daughter, Christie; brothers, Joseph Jr. (Lynne), Donald (Kathy), Ronald (Terri), Fr. Robert and granddaughters, Olivia and Sophia. She was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Sr. and a niece Abby.


Memorial contributions can be made to: St. Gabriel Catholic Parish.


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