Louis Knoepp Monument, St. Paul’s Cemetery

Louis Knoepp monument

A towering pile of eclecticism topped by a curiously amateurish statue, this is by far the grandest monument in this little Lutheran cemetery in Mount Oliver. It marks a family plot that still retains its original stone fencing.

Statue close up

The eyes make this wreath-bearing mourner look as though someone just stuck a pin in her.

Monument and ginkgo

Louis Knoepp was just forty years old when he died and left this thing to remember him by.

Louis Knoepp

He rests under this headstone next to his father and mother.

John Knoepp
Anna M. Knoepp
Statue, closer
Monument in context

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