Knoper, Steven Wayne Steven Wayne Knoper, age 52, of Allendale, has fought the good fight, run his race, and has now been awarded his crown of righteousness on Friday, October 25, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ken and Millie Knoper; sister, Carol Knoper. Steve was a man of faith and family. He was content and determined, no matter his circumstance. Blessed with a strong work ethic, he was a longtime faithful employee of Kerkstra Precast. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Stacy; children, Tacia, Justin, Zachary, Zoe, Keira, Mya; brothers and sisters, Ken and Norene Knoper, Judy and Ralph Woodard, Jim and Nancy Knoper, Ron and Kathy Knoper, Wes and Chris Knoper, Bob and Judy Knoper; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law, Tammy and Dan Prins, Dan Sterk, John Miedema; several nieces, nephews and cousins; many dear friends. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday 1:30 pm at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Home (corner of Avery and Scott St.) 6651 Scott St., Allendale with Rev. Steve Diemers officiating. Interment Allendale Township Cemetery. Relatives and friends may meet the family Monday from 5-8 pm at the funeral home.