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Department Mourns Loss of Former Staff Member

Posted Sep. 10, 2010


The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry extends its condolences to the family of Carl Knauss.  Knauss, former Associate Director of the Rheology and Coatings Research Chemistry Laboratory, passed away on September 9th.

After receiving his bachelor's and master's degrees from Kansas State, Knauss pursued his PhD at Iowa State University.  Prior to completion of the degree, he chose to return home to care for his ailing father.

Calling hours for Carl Knauss will be Sunday, September 12 from 6-8 pm at Bissler and Sons Funeral Home in Kent.  Services will be held Monday, September 13 at 10:30 am at Kent United Methodist Church.  In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations to the Kent United Methodist Church (1435 E. Main St., Kent, OH 44240) or the Knauss Scholarship in Chemistry at Kent State University.

Carl Knauss, Jr.