Mary Ellen Knight

Mary Ellen Knight, 62, of Random Lake, went into the arms of her Lord and found peace on Sunday evening, June 3, 2007 at her home surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

She was born on Sept. 30, 1944 in Appleton, the daughter of the late Herbert and Esther (nee Retzlaff) Pingel.

Mary attended Apple-ton Grade School, graduated from Appleton High School in 1963 and at-tended the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.

On March 15, 1969, she married Lloyd "Denny" Knight in Waukegan, Ill.

The couple resided in Milwau-kee after their marriage before moving to Random Lake in 1974.

Mary worked at the West Bend Co. from 1978 until retiring in 2005.

She was a member of Risen Hope Community Church in Random Lake.

Mary was an avid gardener and loved flowers, and she enjoyed yearly vacations to Arizona and the East Coast.

She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd "Denny" of Random Lake; her children, Denise (Todd) Sotebeer of Phoenix, Ariz., Chris (Rachel) Knight of Cedar Grove, Brian Knight (special friend Kelly) of Random Lake, Scott (Kristin) Knight of Somers, Conn.; 10 grandchildren, Nicole, Brian, Colby, Matthew, Kristianne, Morgan, Whitney, Calen, Parker and Kahleah.

Mary is further survived by many other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 6, at 7 p.m. at Southside Alliance Church, 4321 Highway A, Sheboygan.

Rev. Steven Wood, pastor of Risen Hope Community Church in Random Lake will officiate. Cremation will follow the services.

Friends may call at the Southside Alliance Church in Sheboygan on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until the time of services.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Mary’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Plymouth is assisting the family.

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