Bonita C. Knight

Bonita C. Knight


Bonita C. Knight passed away Saturday, February 15, 2014, at her home in Kalamazoo.

Mrs. Knight was born February 4, 1926 in Fort Wayne, Indiana the daughter of Chauncey and Ruby (Dinius) Tucker. She was an accomplished artist and pianist, but above all she was devoted to the Lord.

On February 28, 1947 in Bluffton, Indiana she married Blain Knight who died in 1997. They had been married for 50 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her grandson, Matthew Stuart.

Surviving are her children, Ruth (Tom) Fowle, Rebecca (Morrie) Kaleward, Tony (Lorrie) Knight and Scott Knight; ten grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; and her sister, Arlene Tucker.

Cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, February 23, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, with Celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at Bushnell National Cemetery in Florida at a later date.

In lieu of flowers contributions in memory of Bonita may be made to Kalamazoo Gospel Mission.

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  1. BOB MILES says:

    To the family – sorry to hear of the passing of your mother.
    Bob Miles

  2. Judith Harrison says:

    My sincere condolences to her family. I went to church with her at Milo in Delton. She mentored me and we became good friends. She will be missed.

  3. Maureen McGuire says:

    Bonita was such a special lady – I sure admired her – so sorry to her of her passing

  4. Darlene Rudrick says:

    Dear Tony and Lorrie,
    Our deepest sympathy and many prayers are with you.
    May God’s grace and comfort wrap you tightly during this time.
    love to you both,
    Greg & Dar

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