Thursday, August 2, 2007


Karen Marie Knapp, author of the blog From the Anchor Hold, has died in her sleep last night. More info at Mark Shea's blog. We at Christus Vincit pray for the repose of her soul.

UPDATE: Here's her obituary from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Knapp, Karen Marie Age 51, died unexpectedly August 2, 2007 while visiting her family in Akron, OH. Karen was born and raised in Akron and had resided in Milwaukee the past 33 years. She retired as library clerk for the Milwaukee County Library and was a member of St. John the Evangelist Cathedral Parish in Milwaukee. She was a Hamm Radio operator and avid blogger (From The Anchor Hold). She was preceded in death by her mother, Janet "Mary" and is survived by her father, Lawrence E. Knapp and brothers and sisters, Thomas, Michael, James, Laura (Randy) Alderman, Susan (Jim) Spangler, Victoria (Craig) Brechbuhler and Christine (Mark) Litteral and 8 nieces and nephews. Friends may call from 5:00 to 8:00PM Sunday in The Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home, 1930 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44221. Mass of the Resurrection will be 10:00AM Monday in Immaculate Heart of Mary. Final resting place Holy Cross Cemetery. Memorials may be made to your local food bank in Karen's name. Clifford-Shoemaker 330-928-2147


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