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Karole J. Knapp, 74
Karole J. Knapp, 74, of Muscatine, passed away on Sunday, August 12, 2018, at Davenport Lutheran Living. Funeral services will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Presbyterian Church in Sharpsburg, Iowa. Burial will be at 10 a.m. at the cemetery in Clearfield, Iowa. Online condolences may be left for Karole’s friends and family at
Karole Jeanne Knapp was born on April 28, 1944, in Creston, Iowa, the daughter of Coral Sylvester and Verle Frances (McMahill) Knapp. Karole started her education in Sharpsburg, Iowa, graduated from Lenox High School and then attained her Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Northwest Missouri State. Karole taught 2nd Grade her entire career. She started teaching in Michigan but spent most of her career at Blue Grass Elementary. She was a member of the Davenport Education Association and the National Education Association, The Davenport Area Retired School Personnel Association, Sweetland United Methodist Women and a Muscatine Bible Study group led by Pam Heidbreder. Karole enjoyed playing the piano and shared her talent at weddings and loved one’s funerals.
Karole will be missed by a host of friends, including Jim and Karen Beach of Muscatine and Judy and Joe Nimmo of Noblesville, Indiana as well as her Dopp family cousins and McMahill family cousins.
Karole was preceded in death by her parents, Coral in 1968 and Verle in 2004.

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