Published in The Washington Post on Nov. 29, 2017
Knode, Daniel Richard
Birth: Monday, December 16, 1935
Death: Monday, November 27, 2017 at the age of 81
Laid to Rest: in the Fort Lincoln Cemetery,
Daniel Richard Knode 81, passed away
peacefully surrounded by family on November
27, 2017 in La Plata, MD after a long battle with
Parkinson's disease. Daniel Knode was
predeceased by his parents Daniel P. and Virginia and his brother Ronald. Daniel
graduated from Anacostia High School(1953) and attended the University of
Maryland. Daniel married his High School sweetheart Barbara in 1954.
Daniel began a long career in the automotive industry owning and operating Branch
Auto Electric Service in Hillcrest Heights Md for more than 55 years. Daniel loved to
spend time with friends and family and was actively involved in many Bowling and
Softball leagues. Daniel was a longtime season ticket holder for his beloved
Washington Redskins and spent summers at his condo in Ocean City Md.
Daniel is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Barbara, brothers Steven and
Wayne, 7 sons and spouses, Scott, Ken, Doug and Liz, Glen and Carla, Jeff and
Kelly, Brian and Jennifer, Brett and Allison, 17 grandchildren and 4 great
Friends received on Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 5-8PM at Raymond
Funeral Service Chapel, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, Maryland 20646 and
where Funeral Service will be held on Friday, December 1, 2017 at 12PM.
Interment at Ft. Lincoln Cemetery in Brentwood, Maryland.
Memorials are asked to Parkinson's Disease.