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Obituary for Roger F. Knope

Knope, Roger

Roger Fred Knope, age 68 of Delton passed away on June 20, 2020. Roger was born on January 30, 1952 in Wyandotte, the son of Roger and Margaret (Robinson) Knope. A veteran, Roger proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for the railroad for many years and also worked for the Florida Keys Aquaduct before retiring. Roger truly enjoyed life, living on Long Lake fishing, boating, watching and taking photos of native birds in the area. In his younger years Roger enjoyed playing baseball on many different leagues. Roger is survived by daughters: Tracy (Dennis) Debreczeny and Carrie Knope; grandchildren: Alyssa, Brooke, Aleya, and Brayden; brothers: Ted Gardner and Garry (Kathy) Gardner, several nieces and nephews. Roger was preceded in death by his wife: Regina Ann Knope on October 31, 2018; parents; and brothers: Chuck Gardner and Raymond Gardner. In accordance with Roger’s wishes, cremation has taken place and no services are planned at this time. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Roger’s family.