Dorothy M. Knight

Dorothy M. Knight

Dorothy M. ‘Dot’ Knight of Otsego passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2006 in Kalamazoo. Mrs. Knight was born November 9, 1918 to Homer and Daisy (Tilley) McDonald and was a lifelong resident of the area. For many years she was employed with the Coating Mill and retired from North American Aluminum. Dot was a longtime member of the United Methodist Church of Otsego. She enjoyed league bowling for over 50 years and golfing. On June 24, 1937 in Otsego she was married to Claude Knight, who died in 1991. Also preceding her in death were two daughters, Sandra Sparks and Sharon Kellogg; two sons-in-law, Bill Bell and Paul Staley; her brothers, William, George, Carl and Bob McDonald, and her twin brother and sister, Lee and Lena McDonald. Surviving are six daughters and two sons, Sally Staley of Idlewild, Bonnie Bell, Barbara (Bernard) Livingston, Daryl (Kathy) Knight and Bruce (Deb) Knight, Valerie (Mike Dalrymple) Vandervort, Brenda Kling and Wendy (Russell) Tompkins, all of Otsego; two sons-in-law, Donald Sparks and Del Kellogg; 36 grandchildren; 82 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren; her twin sister, Donna Knight of Otsego, and her sister, Jean (Donald) Marks of Kentucky; a sister-in-law, Mildred McDonald of Allegan; many nieces and nephews. Friends may meet the family today from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. at the

Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, and Saturday from 11:45 to 12:45 A.M. at the United Methodist Church of Otsego where services will be held at 1:00 P.M., Pastor Joe Shaler officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church of Otsego.

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