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Alexander Knaster

Alexander Eugene Knaster

Friday, September 23rd, 1927 - Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Obituary

Alexander E. Knaster, 91, died peacefully on July 26, 2019. He was born on September 23, 1927 to Mary Kirlin and Alexander Knaster, Sr. in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. After high school, he enlisted in the army and was stationed at Fort Knox where he met and married Charlotte Price Hampton. They lived in Louisville, Kentucky; Pottstown, Pennsylvania; Texas City, Texas; Teesside, England and France.
Alex worked in the chemical industry most of his life and retired from Rohm and Haas Chemicals LLC. He loved playing golf, swimming, sailing, waterskiing and built his own slalom water ski. After retirement, his hobbies included gardening, making stained glass windows and art glass. He loved spending time on his houseboat and playing with his grandchildren. He designed his last home where he lived for 26 years. He spent his last two years living in Brownsboro Park where he enjoyed playing bingo and poker and making new friends.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life, his wife, Charlotte, as well as, daughter, Susan Lynn, brothers, Carl, Jim (Millie), Tom Knaster (Charlotte) and his sister Phyllis Fegley (Bruce). He is survived by his loving children Donna Duvall, Robert Knaster (Brooke) and David Knaster (Cindy); grandchildren Philip Duvall, Jennifer Davis (Drew), Caitlin Knaster, Christopher Knaster (Kevin); and great-grandchildren Madison and Peyton.
Visitation will be 2:00 - 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 29, 2019 at Highlands Funeral Home, 3331 Taylorsville Road, Louisville, KY 40205. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m. Tuesday July 30, at the funeral home with burial to follow at Cave Hill.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, July 29th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, July 29th, 2019 2:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    Highlands Family-Owned Funeral Home
    Address
    3331 Taylorsville Rd.
    LOUISVILLE, KY 40205
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 | 11:30am
    When
    Tuesday, July 30th, 2019 11:30am
    Location
    Cave Hill Cemetery
    Address
    701 Baxter Avenue
    LOUISVILLE, KY
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Posted at 07:21am
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David Eagle

Posted at 07:27pm
I was a young engineer, and Alex took me under his wing and helped me not mess up too badly while supporting creativity and innovation. Alex had a gentle and smart way of bringing people along. I am certain he’ll be greatly missed.
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Juanita

Posted at 03:08pm
At this sorrowful period in your life, please accept my sincerest condolences for the death of your loved one.  Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you hope and strength to keep going until all of God's promises are fulfilled. (Romans 15:13; John 5:28, 29)
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