June 5, 1946 Jan. 1, 2007
GRAFTON Jean L. (Knapp) Salva, 60, of Grafton, died Monday at the home of her sister and brother after a lengthy illness.
She was born June 5, 1946 in Elyria and had been a Lorain County resident most of her life, recently moving to Grafton.
She was attending the Community United Methodist Church, Elyria. She enjoyed reading, paint by numbers, crocheting, needlework, bowling, dancing, and camping.
She is survived by her daughters, Jean Ward of Berlin Heights, Teresa Holt of Elyria, Robbie Mussell of Norwalk, Sabrina (Ellen) Osborne of Elyria, and step daughter, Windy Salva of Grafton; 12 grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren; sisters, Lida Mays of Grafton and Mary Murray of Elyria; brothers, Hugh Knapp of Elyria, Don Knapp of Grafton and Ed Knapp of Elyria; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Frances (Lee) Knapp; a daughter; a son, Paul Adams; two grandchildren; a brother, Lester Knapp; a sister, Catherine Schramam; and a son-in-law, Jay Ward.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion, where services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday. The Rev. Donald Lare, pastor of Community United Methodist Church, will officiate.
Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 43099 N. Ridge Road 254, Elyria, Ohio 44035.