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Louise (Kral) Knapik

November 6, 1930 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 90)

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LOUISE H. KNAPIK (nee KRAL), age 90. Our beautiful mother Louise, the rock of our family, has gone to heaven. She is now at peace and home with the angels, the love of her life for over 70 years, James, her twin sister Lois, brother Jim, and parents Hilda and James. Born on November 6, 1930 in Cleveland. Beloved mother of Judy Doty, James Knapik, Lois Malachowski (Mark), Patricia Wisnieski (Red), Terri Stitt (Joseph, deceased), Thomas Knapik (Jennifer), Tamara Rakytiak (Ivan), John Knapik. Grandmother of Michael Hausmann (Chrissy), Barbra Pritschau, Susan Doty, Sara Doty, Joseph Stitt, Megan Baecker (Scott), Kyle Knapik, Ryan Malachowski, Carter Stitt, Nathan Malachowski, Laine Wisnieski, Patrick Wisnieski, Lauren Rakytiak, Levi Knapik. Great Grandmother of Tyler Pritschau, William Pritschau, Madeline Hausmann, Henry Hausmann, Edward Hausmann, Logan Baker, Malcolm Baecker, Madison Wisnieski. Louise was the daughter of the late Hilda and James Kral. Dear sister of the following deceased; Lois Melfi, and Jim Kral. Louise spent her entire life tirelessly giving to the people she loved, and asked for nothing in return. Sunday dinner at grandma’s house went on for an amazing 50+ years. Long time parishioner, sacristan, caterer, and volunteer at St. Mary Catholic Church in Berea, Ohio. Her catholic faith was deep and her commitment to the church was unflinching. Due to COVID-19, there will be no public viewing.  Mass of Christian Burial Saturday September 25, 2021 St. Mary Church, 250 Kraft Street (Berea) at 11:00 AM. (While practicing social distancing and the use of masks). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).



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Mass of Christian Burial
September 25, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Mary Church
250 Kraft Street
Berea, Ohio 44017


Holy Cross Cemetery
14609 Brookpark Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

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