Ella Knapp, 80

Published 10:24pm Monday, July 9, 2012

Ella Knapp, 80
Born: 11, 1931


Died: July 7, 2012

Ella May (Dolph) Knapp, 80 of Niles, passed away at Lakeland Hospital in Niles on Saturday, July 7, 2012.

Ella was born on Nov. 11, 1931, to the late Harvey J. and Emma M. (Egmer) Dolph in Kalamazoo.

She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Laura Knapp; sisters, Betty Dolph and Marion Kandlestorfer; and her brother, Edward Dolph.

Ella is survived by her children, Deborah Buck, of Niles, Michael (Penny) Johnson, of South Bend, and Scott Knapp, of Niles; nine grandchildren, eight great-grandhildren; and a sister, Maxine Scott, of Dowagiac.

Ella has been cremated and her family will be holding a private family gathering.

Those wishing to leave condolences, upload a photo or send a message to the family may do so on our website at www.brownfuneralhomniles.com or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/BrownFuneralHomeNiles.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Niles.

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