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David P. Knoll

David P. Knoll, 82, of North Fairfield, Ohio died Thursday, December 6, 2012 in Twilight Gardens Home.

He was born January 31, 1930 in Burns, Colorado to the late Alfred and Margaret (Showler) Knoll. David came to Huron County, Ohio in 1932 where he grew up on the family farm in Bronson Township. He worked at New Departure from 1948 until 1956 when he went back to farming on his own dairy farm in Fairfield Township until his retirement. David was married to Marilyn (Butler) Knoll in 1951 and they celebrated their 61st anniversary in June of 2012. His favorite pastime was western square dancing, belonging to F.A.D.S. club, and the Ohio Square Campers. He and Marilyn traveled and danced in many of the United States including Hawaii.

David is survived by his wife, Marilyn, and their children, Jeffrey (Diana) Knoll of Pittsburg, Pa., Scott Knoll (and his fiancé, Lisa Kerr) of North Fairfield, Ohio, Bruce (Gail) Knoll of North Fairfield, Ohio, Jill Knoll of North Fairfield, Ohio, Heather (John) Warren of Germany, and Timothy (Melinda) Knoll of North Fairfield, Ohio. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Dawn Knoll, Kaitlyn (Travis) Galan, Jason, Rebecca, Troy, Nathan, Livia Greener, Adam, Tiffany Murray, Ashley, and Alex Knoll, and Justin Meek, by 12 great grandchildren, and by his sister, Marjory Knoll. David is also survived by his niece, Celina (Jon) Bolding and by his nephew, Richard (Lori) Osborn, and by his brother in law and best friend, John Treiber.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Katherine Treiber in 2010, and by his brother in law, William Gavel. Friends may call on Monday, December 10, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Rev. James Gaston, Pastor of the North Fairfield United Methodist Church will officiate. Interment will be in North Fairfield Cemetery.

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