Nicolene Marie Knapp

Nicolene Marie Knapp, 83, passed away Sept. 18, 2008, at Rogue Valley Medical Center.

Nicolene Cheney was born Nov. 12, 1924, in San Fernando, Calif. She married Roy Knapp on Sept 28, 1973, in Las Vegas, Nev., and moved to the Rogue Valley the following year from Lancaster, Calif. She was an RN for a number of years at Rogue Valley Medical Center in Medford, Ore. Nicolene enjoyed gardening, traveling, sewing and reading books.

She is survived by her children, Darrell and spouse, Shawn Graham, of Medford, Ore., Darlene Jobe, of Memphis Tenn., and Kari Ludwig, of Medford, Ore.; brother, John Cheney, of Mojave, Calif.; 8 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Milford and Mary Cheney; husband, Roy E. Knapp; son Rolland Graham; and sisters Palene Rowe and Lois DeMoss.

There will be a graveside memorial for Nicolene on Sept. 24, 2008, at 2 p.m. at Memory Gardens Mortuary. Memorial contributions can be made to Rogue Valley Medical Center.