On August 27, 2004, JOHN R. KNAUFF, SR.; beloved husband of Mary L. Ferandes Knauff; devoted father of John R. Knauff, Jr., Robert W. Knauff, Kathy L. Gintling, Karen L. Blanks, Jill L. Knauff and Neil J. Knauff. Also survived by seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and brother of Bruce Knauff, Mary Boothe and the late Robert, Donald, Paul and Harold Knauff. A funeral service will be held at the Lassahn Funeral Home, Inc., 7401 Belair Road, on Tuesday at 11 A.M. The family will receive friends Sunday and Monday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment Zion Church Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Stella Maris Hospice at Mercy or Zion Church.