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Dorothy Knotts

March 17, 1928 May 3, 2019
Dorothy Knotts
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Dorothy (Strutz) Knotts, 91 of Knox, passed away peacefully at 2:30 p.m., Friday, May 3, 2019 at Golden Living Center in Knox, Indiana.
She was born on March 17, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois to Samuel and Helen (Meding) Strutz.
Dorothy devoted her time raising her fourteen children. As a teenager she worked as a pin setter at a local bowling alley and as a seamstress at Jaymar-Ruby before marrying her husband, Thomas E. Knotts, Sr.
Surviving are her sister, Lorraine Crates; three daughters, Helen Knotts, Melande Bart and Kristie Sutherlin; seven sons, DeWayne Knotts, Edward Knotts, Keith Knotts, Adriel Knotts, Kalvin K. Higgins, David Knotts, and Kevin Knotts; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death are her husband, Thomas E. Knotts, Sr.; her parents, Samuel and Helen (Meding) Strutz; two brothers, John Strutz and George Strutz; one sister, Marion Quartuccio; three sons, Robert A. Knotts, Sr., Thomas E. Knotts, Jr., and Terry Knotts; one daughter, Yvonne (Bonnie) Knotts; one grandson, Robert A. Knotts, Jr.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Patton Cemetery 1401 Rumely St., LaPorte, Indiana 46350 with Pastor John Marron, Jr. officiating. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte (219)362-3100 is caring for the arrangements. There will be a luncheon immediately following the service at First Christian Church, 113 W. Michigan St., Rolling Prairie, Indiana 46371.
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Patton Cemetery

1401 Rumely St.
La Porte, IN 46350

Patton Cemetery
1401 Rumely St. La Porte 46350 IN
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