Information for Lena M. McKnight

6 April, 1900 18 April, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

April, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Lena McKnight

    Services for Lena M. McKnight, 83, of 3115 Sycamore Dr., Boise, who died Monday, April 18, in a Boise nursing home following an illness, will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Cloverdale Funeral Home, Boise.  Pastor Gunnar Sjoren of the Seventh-day Adventist Church will officiate.  Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Parma Cemetery, under the direction of Cloverdale Funeral Home.
    She was born April 6, 1900, at Macon, Neb.  She was raised and educated in Macon. She married Rex M. McKnight on Sept. 29, 1953, in Long Beach, Calif.  She moved to McMinnville, Ore., in 1953, and later to Boise in 1980, where she had since lived.  She was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
    She is survived by two sons, Roy Watson and Lloyd Watson, both of Boise; two daughters, Irene Weivoda of Nampa, and Darlene Grant of Boise; three stepsons, J.R. McKnight and Rex McKnight Jr., both of McMinnville, Ore., and E.B. McKnight of Brownsville, Texas; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
    She was preceded in death by her husband on Oct. 19, 1979, and also by a brother and a sister.
    Pallbearers will be Corey Watson, Bruce Watson, Mark Schimmels, Robert Robbins, Brad Grant and Richard Bergstrom.
    Memorials may be made to: Bise Valley Sunset Home, 3115 Sycamore Dr., Boise, Idaho, 83703.


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