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July 10, 1935 to Aug. 22, 2017 - Mary Margaret Knapp died on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017.

Mary Margaret Knapp died on Aug. 22, 2017.

Mary was born in Mt. Pleasant, PA. to parents: Adolph & Catherine Bacque on July 10, 1935.

Preceded her in death was her husband of 60 years Frank Knapp.

Surviving her are son Billy Bess, daughter Catherine Samp, her husband Jerry, 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren, sister in law Dorothy Christie, and many nieces and nephews.

Mary was a faithful member of Ascension Lutheran Church and a life time member of Pleasant Valley Grange 348.

Mary worked at several local nursing homes in the Gresham/Portland area and at Gresham Hospital in Gresham. She also worked retail and head housekeeper at Shilo Inn. Mary worked very hard at all of her jobs and loved every job she had.

She always said you must love what you do as the Lord put you here for a reason.

A Memorial service will be held on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 at 1 p.m. at the Ascension Lutheran Church on 1440 S.E. 182nd Ave., Portland.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Ascension Lutheran Church at the address above or to the Rockwood Grange.

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