Keith James Knuppe, 74,
of Cedar Rapids, passed away Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016, at his home. Service: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 16, at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids, conducted by Pastor Dave King. Visitation: one hour before the service at the funeral home. Burial: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids.
Survivors include his mother, Ruth; wife, Mary Frances, both of Cedar Rapids; children, John Paul (Karie) of Fort Worth, Texas, and Kristen Marie (Scott), Robert Alan (Kim) and Bryon Keith (Julie), all of Cedar Rapids; grandchildren, Brandon (Whitney), Kaitlyn (Herve), Keith, Joey, Ashlie, Derik and Madilynn, all of Cedar Rapids, and Alex and Hannah of Texas; and great-grandchildren, Aleena, Leeanna and Amora of Texas and Vincent, Drea and Kaisen of Cedar Rapids.
He was preceded in death by his stepdad, Robert Waddington.
Keith was born Aug. 21, 1942, in Iowa City, Iowa, the son of Robert Waddington and Ruth Knuppe. He served in the U.S. Navy in the 1960s. On April 20, 1966, Keith and Mary Frances (Badinger) were united in marriage in Yonkers, N.Y. He retired in 2010 as a machinist for Terex. Keith was a member of the AFL-CIO union and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed spending time with his family, his beloved dogs and fishing. Keith was an avid bowler and achieved two 300 games.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family.
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Posted on Tuesday, 13 September 2016