Myron D. Knight

Myron D. Knight

Myron passed away Sunday, October 18, 2015 at his home.

He was born September 9, 1930 on the family farm in Martin to Roy and Irene (Pease) Knight. Myron had delivered for Pet Milk Co. before going to work for Checker Motor Co. until his retirement. He had also done some farming. In his spare time he enjoyed fishing, golfing, bowling, gardening and watching his grandchildren play sports. Myron was a member of the Lions Club and was a lifelong U of M Fan. On March 30, 1951 in Martin he married Joan DeMann who passed away in 2014.

Surviving are their children, Dennis (Kathy) Knight and Duane (Deb) Knight; daughter-in-law, Marie Young-Knight; 13 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; siblings, Maynard (Merle) Knight and Gloria Ritchie; sisters-in-law, Bonnie (Dave) Colvin and Reva Knight and  brother-in-law, Ron (Sharon) DeMann.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son, Don Knight. Friends may visit with Myron’s family from 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, and from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, October 22, 2015 at the Watson Bible Church with Pastor Jim Collison officiating.

Burial will follow at the South Martin Cemetery.

Contributions in memory of Myron may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to the Don Knight Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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  1. Jim Norwood says:

    So very sorry to hear of Myron’s passing. He was a very good man and I enjoyed working with him at Checker Motors. Praying for the entire family.

  2. Steve and Kandy Deurloo says:

    Duane and family, we are truly sorry for the loss of your father. He was a very kind man. Prayers and hugs to you all.

  3. Heather Ruthruff says:

    Rest easy with the love of your life Grandpa. You will be so missed, but deep down we know you are right where you longed to be.

  4. Herb Ayres says:

    Bonnie, my sympathies to you and the family.

  5. Amy Ullrich Olivier says:

    Megan, Ben and Family, sorry for your loss. Your Grandpa and Grandma were amazing and showed me how to live a good life and how to love each other and family. Nothing better then grandparents.

  6. Amy Nieuwenhuis says:

    To the entire Knight Family – I’ve been very blessed in my career to get to know many in the Knight family. I always loved Grandpa and Grandma Knight coming to watch the grandkids play sports. Always being a positive, supportive force at the games. My sympathies to you all at this time. Enjoy the memories during these difficult days. Prayers for you all.

  7. Sandy (mckie ) Holden says:

    So sorry for your loss! ! Your dad and mom were amazing people! ! I will forever cherish the memories of them both! And the Sunday dinner and pie your dad always made ♡ may God wrap his arms around you all, God Bless

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