Jacob Louis (Skip) Knopp, 82, of Fredericksburg, died Tuesday, March 24, 2015.
A rosary service was held at 9:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, April 8, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Deacon Patrick Klein officiating.
A memorial mass followed at 10 a.m. with Msgr. Enda McKenna officiating.
Entombment services in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Mausoleum will take place at a later date.
Arrangements were under the direction of Schaetter Funeral Home.
Knopp was born May 7, 1932, in Fredericksburg, the son of Jacob Peter Knopp and Ruth Brown Knopp.
Knopp attended St. Mary’s School and graduated from St. Mary’s High School.
A United States Navy veteran, he served from April 24, 1951, until April 12, 1955, during the Korean Conflict. Upon discharge, he was ranked as a yeoman first class.
Knopp was a 1958 University of Texas graduate, receiving a bachelor of business administration degree.
He is survived by numerous cousins.