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Information for Zlaine Smith Knight

19 January, 1927 - 30 November, 1987

From The Idaho Press-Tribune

 
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HOMEPAGE


Z.S. Knight

    Graveside services for Z.S. "Noche" Knight, 60, of Homedale, who died Monday, Nov. 30, at the Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Fargo Cemetery near Wilder.
    Bishops Nolan Taggart and Deward Bell of the Homedale Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will officiate, under the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Homedale.
    Mr. Knight was born Jan. 19, 1927, at LaJara, Colo., to John S. and Betsy L. Smith Knight. He was reared and educated at LaJara.
    He was active in farming, mechanics and the machinist trade in both Colorado and Cali-fornia.
    He married Dorothy Garrett Dec. 30, 1952, in Mesa, Ariz.
    He worked in sales and was a foreman for a farm implement company in Arizona from 1950 to 1953.  He moved to California where he was service manager for an equipment dealer in Southgate.  In 1958 he moved to Homedale where he owned and operated Knight Tractor and Equipment for 30 years.
    He was a member of the Homedale LDS Church; was active in the Homedale Rod and Gun Club; and involved with the scouting program in Homedale.
     He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
    He is survived by his wife of Homedale; three daughters, Stephanie (Mrs. Les) Sparks and Jana (Mrs. Rick) Vertrees, both of Nampa, and Michele Upchurch of Mesa; a brother, Newel Knight of LaJara ; five sisters, Clarinda Sewell of Monte Vista, Colo., and Arzella Gylling, Zatelle Spotten, Seville Wilson and Ercel Garrett, all of Mesa ; six grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by five brothers.
    Memorials may be made to the Homedale Ambulance Fund or a favorite charity.



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