August 24, 1966 ~ May 18, 2021 (age 54)



Ronald P. Knapke, 54, of Coldwater, passed away at 9:50 p.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born August 24, 1966 in Coldwater at Our Lady of Mercy Hospital.

Other survivors include his sister, Christina (Jason Mumaw) Knapke of Piqua; and his beloved dogs Shadow, Max, Teddy and his cat Tiger; also many other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Mildred Elaine (Donovan) Knapke; brothers, James and Timothy Knapke; maternal grandparents, Mabel (Oliver) Donovan; paternal grandparents, John and Ursula (Keller) Knapke.

Ron was a graduate of Coldwater High School, Class of 1986. He attended Sinclair Community College for welding. Ron was a welder and truck driver, and also worked for Honda of Anna as an Assembler for 18 years. Ron enjoyed tinkering with his cars, motorcycles, and mowers. He liked to weld, go shooting with his guns, and attend car shows.

Services will be held at a later date. Jamieson & Yannucci Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Ron's memory to the Cancer Treatment Centers of America. Guestbook condolences and expressions of sympathy, to be provided to the family, may be expressed through

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