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Peter Joseph Sandknop

January 2, 1928 August 1, 2018
Peter Joseph Sandknop
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Obituary for Peter Joseph Sandknop

Peter Joseph Sandknop, of Louisville, formerly of Radcliff, KY passed away on Wednesday, Aug.1, 2018 at age of 90 surrounded by his loved ones. At his death, Mr. Sandknop was a member of St. Patrick’s Parish. He was born in LaBelle Missouri in 1928, the son of Peter and Myrtle Sandknop, but grew up in St. Louis. After graduation from high school, he joined the Navy and served for two years leaving the service with an honorable discharge. He attended college and graduated from Millikin University in 1952. Upon graduation, he joined the W.T. Grant Company and was a store manager for 23 years until the company went out of business. He is a former owner of the Gateway Motel and Restaurant and former part owner of the Best Western Gold Vault Inn. Mr. Sandknop helped start the Radcliff tourism board serving as treasurer and president. He was also former president of AUSA. Mr. Sandknop is past member of Lion’s Club, Rotary Club, Knights of Columbus & member of the American Legion post #113. He was commissioned a Kentucky Colonel in 1969. He and his wife were members of St. Christopher Catholic Church in Racliff for 45 years. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Patricia Sandknop and grandson, Chad Sandknop.

Mr. Sandknop was a loving son, husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa. He is survived by his wife of almost 63 years, Lorraine Weber Sandknop. He is also survived by his children Joseph, Jim (Anita), John, Pam (Tim) Riley, and Jeff (Tami). He is survived by 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by two brothers, Tom (Sharon) of St. Augustine, FL and David (Kathy) of St. Louis.

The Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, August 6, 2018 at St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff with Rev. Jeffery Hopper officiating. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery on Fort Knox.

Visitation will be on Sunday from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. and on Monday beginning at 9:00 a.m.at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff.

A prayer service will be held at 5; 00 p.m. on Sunday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Christopher Catholic Church in Radcliff.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

5

Aug

4:00 PM 8/5/2018 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/5/2018 7:00:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

Service

Monday

6

Aug

10:00 AM 8/6/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Christopher Catholic Church

1225 S. Wilson Road
Radcliff, Kentucky 40160

St. Christopher Catholic Church
1225 S. Wilson Road Radcliff 40160 Kentucky
United States

Visitation

Monday

6

Aug

9:00 PM 8/6/2018 9:00:00 PM - 9:30 PM 8/6/2018 9:30:00 PM
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff

2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160

Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home - Radcliff
2072 S. Dixie Blvd. Radcliff 40160 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St Patrick Cemetery Final Resting Place

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Ft Knox, Ky 40121

. Ft Knox 40121 Ky
United States
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