Funeral services for Wayne Knapp age 80, will be Monday, December 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. at United Methodist Church in Neligh, NE with Pastor Carrol Plisek, Officiating. Burial will be in Clearwater Cemetery. Visitation will be 12:30 p.m., Monday, December 3, 2012 until funeral time at the church in Neligh. Snider Memorial Funeral Home are handling the arrangements. Wayne passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Alpine Village Nursing Home in Verdigre, Ne. Wayne Gaylin Knapp was born on March 5, 1932 to Robert and Nolma (Dohse) Knapp on the farm rural Neligh, NE. He was baptized in the Methodist Church. He graduated with the Class of 1951 from Neligh High School. On March 11, 1952 he entered the United States Air Force in Omaha, NE. Wayne was discharged on December 21, 1955 from Parks AFB, CA. On October 25, 1953, he was married to Nellie Otte in Neligh, NE. They were married for 25 years. Wayne was a farmer all his life. He farmed East of Neligh and West of Clearwater. He liked dancing and playing cards. He is survived by his children: Pam Knapp of O'Neill, NE, Dan and wife, Carrie Knapp of Paxton, NE, Deb and husband, Doug Sanne of Elgin, NE, Michael and wife, Patti Knapp of Thurston, CO. 11 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Brothers: Keith and wife Sue Knapp of Crossville, TN, Terry and wife, Nancy Knapp of Lincoln, NE, and Bob and wife Betty Knapp of Omaha, NE. A Sister: Cindy and husband, Dean McGee of College Station TX. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Nolma Knapp; brother, James Knapp; and sister, Eloise and husband, Arlo Elsberry.