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Russell G. Knapp

Russ passed away at home with his wife by his side on June 21, 2013, after fighting a courageous battle with cancer.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Monday, July 1, 2013, at Oak Hill's Chapel of the Oaks in San Jose, with a graveside service to follow.

A longtime resident of San Jose, Russ was employed with Lockheed Martin for 38 years before retiring in 1996.

He was a member of the Romin Angel's Car Club and was a classic car enthusiast and an avid outdoorsman.

He is survived by his loving wife Adelia "Dee" of 48 years; sons Everett (Kristy) and Eric (Debbie); and grandchildren Joshua, Dylan, Blake and Ava.

He was preceded in death by his parents Everett G. and Margaret F. Knapp; and his granddaughter, Olivia.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Hospice of the Foothills, http://www.hospiceofthefoothills.org or to Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Cancer Center at SNMH Foundation, P.O. Box 1810, Grass Valley, Calif. 95945, 530-477-9700. Please specify the donation be to the Cancer Center.