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104 Roosevelt Road
Valparaiso, IN  46383
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105 East Indiana Avenue
Kouts, IN  46347
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309 North Main Street
Wanatah, IN  46390
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Highway 49 and 600 North
Valparaiso, IN  46383
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Verle Nita Knope, 94 of LaCrosse, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 18, 2018.  She was born June 28, 1924 in Hamlet to William and Clara (James) Bogart and graduated from LaCrosse High School. Verle enjoyed cooking and spending time with her beloved grandchildren.  She will be remembered by her family as a kind Christian lady, who was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  Verle will be dearly missed.   On August 28, 1943 at St. John’s Lutheran Church in LaCrosse, Verle married Dale L. Knope, who preceded her in death in 2002.  She is survived by their children: Richard (Sandra) Knope of North Judson, Connie (Richard) Hutton of Wanatah, Andrea Huhnke of Valparaiso; grandchildren: Lisa (Matt) Schoon, Erin (Jerry) Owens, Darla (Jim) Fox, Doug Hutton, Tracey (Shane) Grass, Kim Huhnke, Brett (Jenni) Huhnke; 16 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren; sister, Kay (Duane) Satterfield of LaCrosse; sisters in law: Ruthie Bogart, Ruby Knope, Mildred Schoon; and many loving nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, three brothers: Lee, Clifton, and James Bogart, sister, Dora Wakeland, and great granddaughter, Jennifer Hefner.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 301 N. Washington St., Lacrosse.  The funeral will begin at 11:00 AM at church, Rev. Joel S. Zipay officiating.  Burial to follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in LaCrosse.  Memorial donations may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church.

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