Ralph A. Knaust
unknown - February 3, 2012
Ralph A. Knaust, 88, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. He worked for the New York State Department of Agriculture for over 25 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Syracuse. He was a WWII army veteran. He received an associate’s degree from Stockbridge School of Agriculture in Amherst, Mass. He was predeceased by a granddaughter, Michelle, who died in 1992.
Surviving: His Wife of 63 years; Martha of Baldwinsville, three sons; Cal P. (Roxanne) of Cato, Kurt R. (Sally) of Baldwinsville and Fredrick J. of Pennellville, three grandchildren; Katie, Kurt and Jonathan.
Services: noon Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Gates Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Baldwinsville. Calling hours: 11 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the funeral home, 29 W. Genesee Street, Baldwinsville.