Gerald C. Knapp

Gerald C. Knapp "Jerry," age 66, of Medford, passed away Sunday, June 17, 2007 at Medford Rehabilitation Center. There will be a viewing at Abbeys Funeral Home in Medford at 550 Business Park Dr. on Thursday, June 21 between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The graveside service will be held at Eternal Hills, in 4711 Highway 39, Klamath Falls on Saturday, June 23 at 10:00 a.m. There will also be a memorial service held at Emanuel Temple Church, 345 Mary St., in Medford on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m.

Jerry was born January 18, 1941, in Forest Grove, Ore. He spent his youth in Klamath Falls where he attended Klamath Union High. After high school, he went on to work for Union Pacific Railroad. He then later moved to Medford in the late 1960s where he met his wife, of 38 loving years. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, four wheeling, and camping with his family.

Jerry is survived by his wife, Idella; mother, DeEtta Wilson; one sister, Rose Marie Sandoval; one brother, Charles C. Knapp; six children, Robert Knapp, Terry Thomas, Glynda Tucker, David Knapp, Susie Wilson, and Jon Knapp; eight grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews; and many friends.