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Obituaries

Obituaries

John Wayne Knackstedt 1947 - 2007 Gardner

Graveside services for John Wayne Knackstedt, 59, Gardner, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Oak Hill Cemetery.Mr. Knackstedt died Monday, Feb. 12, 2007, at his home. He was born June 16, 1947, in Council Grove, the son of Don Harold and Alta May Daily Knackstedt. He was a former resident of Lawrence.Mr. Knackstedt was a self-employed handyman.He married Beverly Wiggins in 1968. They divorced.Survivors in include two sons, John W. Jr. and Shane, both of Lawrence; two daughters, Shannon Runyon, Wellsville, and Summer Knackstedt, Lawrence; three brothers, Bruce, Gary and David; a half-brother, Bill Wright; three sisters, Deborah Rhodes, Star Pritz and Patricia Channel; and five grandchildren.Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The family suggests memorials to the John Wayne Knackstedt memorial fund, sent in care of the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Online condolences may sent at <a href="http://www.rumsey-yost.com">www.rumsey-yost.com</a>.