James Matthew 'Jim' Knauer

Monday, October 7, 2013

James Matthew "Jim" Knauer, 63, of Danville, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013.

Jim was born on Feb. 16, 1950 in Greencastle to Felix Knauer and Norma Knauer.

He was a graduate of Greencastle High School and had been a chef at several restaurants.

His father and grandparents preceded him in death.

Surviving are his mother, Norma Knauer of Orange Park, Fla.; his siblings, Charles Knauer of Jacksonville, Fla., Joseph "JC" Knauer of Carbon, and Chris Knauer of Denver, Colo.; a half-brother, Michael Knauer of Florida; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will celebrate Jim's life on Friday, Oct.11 from 5-7 p.m. at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, 602 E. Washington St., Greencastle.

Memorials in Jim's name may be made to the American Diabetes Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at www.BittlesandHurt.com.