Susan N. Knight, 71, of Washington, passed away in St. Louis, MO at 5:46 am Sunday Nov. 24, 2019.
She was born May 22, 1948 in Peoria to Wayne R. and Clarice N. Brush Rennau. She married Jack D. Knight in Washington on July 27, 1968. He survives.
Also surviving are her mother, Clarice of Washington; son, J.D. (Alison) Knight and grandchildren; Gabe, Cooper and Olivia Knight all of Morton; brothers, Jerry (Pat) Rennau of Washington, Randy (Karen) Rennau of Peoria; nieces and nephew, Stephanie Rennau, Sean (Andrea) Rennau, Samantha (Tom) Sopko; and great-nieces and nephews, Andy Ferrell, Abby Ferrell, Jake Wright and Tommy Sopko. She was preceded in death by her father, Wayne.
Susan worked at Caterpillar Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 1999. She enjoyed bowling, gardening (had a green thumb) and cooking. Her greatest joy was supporting her grandkids at softball, baseball, track and cross country. She took great joy in shopping at TJ Maxx and giving gifts was something she was the best at and never knew a stranger. She will dearly be missed by all who knew her.
Visitation will be from 12 noon to 3 pm Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 at Deiters Funeral Home and Crematory in Washington. Her funeral service will follow on Friday at 3pm with Pastor Mark McCall officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to TAPS No-Kill Animal Shelter in Pekin, Bill Maher Veterans Memorial or MGSA Softball.
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