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Janet K. (Pawlik) Knapp

March 3, 1955 ~ March 26, 2020 (age 65)


Janet K. Knapp, age 65, of Auburn passed away on March 26, 2020.

Mrs. Knapp was born on March 3, 1955 in Knox, Indiana to Alvin and Viola (McIntyre) Pawlik.  She was a 1973 graduate of Knox High School and then went on to graduate from Indiana University in Bloomington in 1977.  Janet later earned her master’s degree from Indiana University-South Bend.  

She served as a special education teacher for many years at several different school corporations including, Whitko, Wawasee, Lakeland, East Noble, Franklin County in Kentucky, Fremont and DeKalb.  She then served as a County Director for the Northeast Indiana Special Education Cooperative in Kendallville. 

Janet was a member of both Psi Iota Xi and Alpha Gamma Delta sororities.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling.  She also loved collecting lighthouses.   

Survivors Include:

Richard Knapp of Auburn.

Son and daughter-in-law; Matthew and Casey Knapp of Garrett.

Daughter; Sarah Knapp of Hamilton.

Her parents; Alvin and Viola Pawlik of LaPort.

Sister and brother-in-law; Michelle and Joe Puetz of Dakota Dunes of South Dakota.

Niece; Erin Puetz of Portland, Oregon.

Nephew; Andrew Puetz of Chicago, Illinois.

Due to the health concerns about large public gatherings the family has decided to have a memorial service at a later date when restrictions on public gatherings is lifted.

Memorial donations may be directed to the DeKalb Humane Society, 5221 US 6, Butler, Indiana 46721

Condolences may be sent to the family at and on our Facebook page at Feller and Clark Funeral Homes.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Feller and Clark Funeral Home in Auburn.

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