William R. Knackstedt , 87, of Latrobe, died Saturday, December 05, 2020 in the St. Anne Home. He was born January 13, 1933, in Iliff, Colorado, a son of the late William C. and Emma Herzog Knackstedt. William loved his family and enjoyed tinkering and working on his cars. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War and retired from Asea Brown Boveri (ABB) in Greensburg, where he designed industrial breakers. William is survived by his wife of sixty-one years, Shirley Jean Knackstedt; his children, Linda Stubbs and Lee Knackstedt; his grandchildren, Autumn Stubbs, and Kayley, Amara and Torin Knackstedt. Condolences may be sent to: Shirley Knackstedt, Care of Brookdale Senior Living, 500 Brouwers Drive, Apartment #82, Latrobe, PA 15650. There will be no public viewing or services. William’s family has entrusted his care to the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. To share your memories and photos or to offer your condolences, please visit us at www.pantalone.com Natale N. Pantalone, Supervisor.