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					UNOFFICIAL COPY AS OF 07/03/11                              11 REG. SESS.       11 RS BR 1062

        A RESOLUTION adjourning the Senate in honor and loving memory of E. Jean

Harrison Knopf.

        WHEREAS, E. Jean Harrison Knopf was born on February 14, 1930, the daughter

of the late Flora Elsie Petway Harrison and Clarence William Harrison; and

        WHEREAS, Jean Knopf graduated from Anchorage High School and attended the

Bryant-Stratton College of Business; and

        WHEREAS, at a young age, Jean Knopf became an enthusiastic and renowned

saddlebred rider, winning over 75 blue ribbons in horse show competitions across the
Commonwealth. Her enthusiasm for the sport of horse racing ended up touching her life

in many ways. At the age of 18, she met her beloved husband, John L. Knopf, Sr., at

Brentlawn Raceway; and

        WHEREAS, Jean Knopf was an accomplished artist. She transferred her love of

horses to her art, and she inspired people through her renditions of pastoral scenes and the

beautiful animals she admired. She was a lifelong antiques collector and was a co-owner

of her own antiques store. She enjoyed travel and was a fan of her beloved University of

Louisville sports teams; and

        WHEREAS, Jean Knopf is survived by her sons, John L. (Carole) Knopf, Jr., and

Judge William L. (Shelly) Knopf (Ret.); her daughter, Linda L. Knopf; seven

grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren; and

        WHEREAS, Jean Knopf departed this earthly life on December 13, 2010, and an

entire community joins her family and friends in mourning her loss;


Be it resolved by the Senate of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of

        Section 1.          The Senate does hereby express its most profound sense of sorrow
and proffers its sincerest condolences to the family and friends of E. Jean Harrison


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        Section 2.          When the Senate adjourns this day, it does so in honor and loving

memory of E. Jean Harrison Knopf.

        Section 3.           The Clerk of the Senate is directed to transmit a copy of this

Resolution to Judge William L. Knopf (Ret.), 300 Gablewood Circle, Louisville,

Kentucky 40245.

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