June 20, 1944 ~ 6 November, 2012
Ogden, UT -
The Committee has learned of the passing of Karen Knight, on 11/6/2012.
A more complete memorial page will be posted after materials have been gathered, but her obituary (below) has been posted online, and sympathy comments/gifts are being accepted at:
Our loving friend, mother and grandmother, Karen Knight, 68, passed away on November 6, 2012 after a long, courageous battle with kidney cancer. She was born on June 20, 1944 to Wallace and Jeane Knight in Ogden, Utah.
Karen graduated from Weber High School where she was a student body officer and from Utah State University where she was President of Chi Omega.
She married Richard Adams and they were later divorced.
Karen was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and held various positions.
She taught at Bonneville High School for 5 years then went to work as a real estate agent and broker for 23 years.
After moving to Tucson, Arizona in 1998, she was employed with Titanium Solutions as the Arizona Home Retention Specialist.
Karen enjoyed golfing, fishing, and going to Island Park for trips with her family and friends. The greatest joy of her life was her children and grandchildren. Karen had a wonderful enthusiasm for life. She made this world a better place and will be greatly missed.
Surviving is her beloved friend, Shirlene DeHart, Tucson, AZ; children, Amy Jean Wheeler, Tucson, AZ; Ryan Richard Adams, South Ogden, UT; and Angie (Derrick) Beatty, South Ogden, UT; 10 grandchildren; brother, Kelton Knight and sisters, Trudy (Tom) Hill and Marilee (Dennis) Bubash.
She was preceded in death by her father, Wallace M. Knight and nephew, Johnathan Kelton Knight.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, November 12, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Lindquist’s Ogden Mortuary, 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends may visit with family Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Monday from 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. at the mortuary.
Interment, Lindquist’s Washington Heights Memorial Park, 4500 Washington Blvd.
Karen’s family wishes to thank Dr. Lorraine L. Mackstaller, Dr. Evan M. Hersch, Agnes Yahl, FNPC, and the staff at the Arizona Cancer Center Clinic at UMC North and Encompass Hospice nurses and staff.