Stan Knapp, 64

Posted March 8, 2014 at 6:13 pm


Stan Knapp of Lincoln, NE, died March 7,, 2014, from complications brought on by ALS. A celebration of Stan’s life will be 11 a.m., Tuesday, March 11 at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church, 8550 Pioneers Blvd. Lincoln, NE.

Memorials may be made to the family for later designation. Condolences can be made online at

Stan was born August 8, 1949, in Akron, Iowa, to Jack and Phyllis Knapp. He was a son, brother, husband, 1st Lieutenant, father, grandfather, educator, coach, realtor, Kiwanian, long time UNL women’s sports supporter, World traveler, golfer. Stan was a skilled educator, a wonderful father and grandfather, a respected colleague, a dear friend, and a truly beautiful man. Stan touched many lives and all are better for knowing him.

Family members include: wife Diane; Brothers Gordon (Ritta) and Brian (Terresa); Sister, Barb Brown (Craig); Daughter Maggie (Colin); Son, Mitch (Kenna); Grandchildren, Paige and Landon; Sister-in-law, Terri Small (Scott); and nieces and nephews. 

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