Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE


Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


Esther Gail Glasgow Knepp, 96, of Wooster, died of natural causes on June 20, 2011, in San Francisco, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Wooster on June 27, 1914, to Edward and Bertha Glasgow. The youngest of three children, she outlived her brothers, Paul and Kenneth. On Nov. 19, 1947, she married Walter Atlee Knepp.
Esther graduated from Wooster High School and attended the College of Wooster for two years before finishing her education at Wooster Business College. Her early jobs included working on the rationing board during World War II, for the Muskingum Watershed Conservation District, Wayne Co. Veterans Affairs Office and for the Wooster Automobile Club. The majority of her career was spent in the Development Department at the College of Wooster, where she served for more than 20 years until retiring at the age of 67.
Esther was a member of Wooster Presbyterian Church, the Order of the Eastern Star and the White Shrine of Jerusalem. She was a vehement supporter of the Democratic Party, a world traveler and an avid card player.
Esther was preceded in death by her husband (1968), her infant son Richard Edward Knepp (1951) and her nephew David Glasgow (2010). She is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth Esther Knepp; her grandchildren, Abigail and Samuel VanFleet; niece Janet Glasgow Arunyakasem; nephew Walter E. Knepp; niece Margaret Archer; and a multitude of great and great-great nieces and nephews.
Calling hours are 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, and 10-11 a.m. Thursday, June 30, with a Celebration of Life Service at 11 a.m. Thursday at McIntire, Davis, and Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster. Burial will be at Wooster Cemetery immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any veteran?s association.

Memorial Contributions
Contributions may be made to any Veterans Assoc.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at the Funeral Home

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home


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