Body Of Ed Sandknop, Native Of Edina, Brought From Coast For Burial
The body of Ed H. Sandknop of Los Angeles, Calif., a native of Edina, 81 years old, who died Saturday, Dec. 3, 1955 at a hospital in Los Angeles, arrived at the Kriegshauser Funeral Home in Edina this morning.
Rosary will be said there this evening and funeral services for Mr. Sandknop will be at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow, Friday, morning at St. Joseph Church ere by the Rev. Terence Mullins, pastor. Burial will be in the old Catholic cemetery.
Mr. Sandknop is survived by his wife; four children by a previous marriage, John Sandknop of San Diego, Calif., Bertha, Mrs. Larry Gust, of Deer Park, Wash., Margaret, Mrs. Roger Davis, of Spokane, Wash., and Catherine, Mrs. Allen Hebnes of Derby, Colo.; two sisters, Mrs. Catherine Critchlow of Weatherford, Texas, and Mrs. Thomas O'Donnell of Edina, and eleven grandchildren.
Ed H. Sandknop was one of nine children of Henry and Mary Busher Sandknop and was born July 26, 1874, in Edina, where he attended the old St. Joseph's College. Here he worked at Joel Brown's drug store and later moved to Galesburg, Ill where he was employed by the Willis Manufacturing Company.
In Galesburg he was married May 16, 1899, to Agatha Clark. Eight children were born to them, of whom four preceded their father in death.
The family moved in 1914 to Montana for Mrs. Sanknop's health. She died May 16, 1928. Besides her and the four children, Mr. Sandknop was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers.
Mr. Sandknop was married Dec. 10, 1934, to Mrs. Ada Foley of Kansas City, now of Los Angeles, who survived him.