Gilbert Knipp


SCOTT CITY — Gilbert Knipp, 98, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.

SCOTT CITY — Gilbert Knipp, 98, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at Park Lane Nursing Home in Scott City.

He was born June 8, 1914, in Ellinwood, to Peter Joseph and Sophia Arnesdorf Knipp.

A resident of Scott City since 1930, Mr. Knipp was a farmer and cattleman.

On June 14, 1939, he married Barbara G. Conner in Wichita. She survives. Other survivors include three sons, Dan Knipp of Dodge City, John Knipp of Hutchinson, and Sam Knipp of Edmond, Okla.; three daughters, Sue Richenburg of Muscotah, Anita Bernbeck of Grand Junction, Colo., and Ruth Van Pelt of Great Bend; 14 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Joe; and a sister, Eleanor.

Vigil service will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City. Funeral will begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be at Scott County Cemetery in Scott City.

Visitation hours are 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City. Condolences may be given at or Memorials are suggested to Park Lane Nursing Home or St. Joseph Catholic Church, both in care of the funeral home, 401 S. Washington St., Scott City, KS 67871.


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