Justin Knieriem, age 25, of Dover, tragically left this life and went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Justin was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania on April 1, 1983 and later moved with his family to Delaware.


Justin Knieriem, age 25, of Dover, tragically left this life and went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. Justin was born in Somerset, Pennsylvania on April 1, 1983 and later moved with his family to Delaware.

Justin graduated from the New Life Christian School in 2001.

Justin did construction work, was a maintenance mechanic, and recently a driver for a trucking company.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Jacqueline Beatty.

He is survived by his loving wife and best friend Janine Johnson Knieriem, and precious little girl Rayna Knieriem; his parents Douglas and Linda Knieriem; brother Brendin Knieriem and his girlfriend, Caitlin Adams; sister Janelle Knieriem and her boyfriend Kevin Cox Jr.; his maternal grandparents, Jack Beatty and his wife Ruth Beatty; his paternal grandparents, Irvin and Doris Knieriem; his father and mother-in-Law Richard and Jacqueline Johnson; his brother-in-law, Rich Johnson and his wife, Joyce; a nephew Ezra and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Justin will be remembered most of all as a loving and giving man who offered to help anyone in need. He will be sadly missed by the many people who loved him.

Justin was a member of the Delaney Newlife Worship Center and had a great musical ability and loved playing in his church band along with the rest of his family. Over the years Justin had put together several audio track mixes and hoped to someday be a professional recording artist.

He had a love for fast and fancy cars and often attended local car shows. Justin always enjoyed life to the fullest and loved to play in competitive sports.

Services for family and friends will be held on Monday, August 25, 2008 at 11 a.m. in the Pentecostals of Delaware (Kent Christian Church in Dover) 4462 West Denney's Rd., Dover, where friends may call at 10 a.m.Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that any memorial contributions in Justin's memory be sent to a Trust Fund for his wife and daughter at The Offices of Edward Jones, 226 East Glenwood Ave., Smyrna, DE 19977 in care of Lee Morgan.