MARENGO — Linda Lou Knapp, 79, of Marengo died early Wednesday morning, April 22, 2009, at Morrow County Hospital Extended Care Unit.
She was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Bidwell to the late Kenneth Ward and Velma (Edmundson) Ward McFarland. For over 30 years she was the cafeteria manager for all of the Highland schools. She was a licensed pilot for over 20 years, and she lived her life for her grandson, Ricky, who died April 17, 2009.
She is survived by children, Rick Knapp of Ashville, Terry (Jill) Knapp of Mount Gilead and Marla (Larry) Elliott of Fredericktown; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sisters, Sharon (Don) Denton of Cardington and Kendra Ward (Bob Bence) of Bidwell.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Ray; brother, Dennis McFarland; and special friend and co-pilot, Burrell Sparks.
Friends may call Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, Ohio 229 in Marengo, where services will follow Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in Marengo Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Pythian Sisters Scholarship Fund. Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.