July 23, 1929 ~ July 19, 2006
Knight, Winnifred Claire - (Winnie)
Long time South Bay resident passed away on July 19, 2006. Winnie was born on July 23, 1929 in Decatur Illinois, the only daughter of William & Olive Knight. She was preceded in death by her parents and only brother, Phillip W. Knight, of Kalispell, Montana. While living in the South Bay, Winnie worked for Allied/Garret Signal of Los Angeles as an authorized gold metal plater until her retirement in 1994.
Winnie was very giving and caring person who took under her wing in 1994 a student she called son, Gyaneshwar Singh of India. Winnie was a true animal lover who had a schnauzer named "Hey You" for many years with a 2nd generation of "Hey You" and "Duke". They were part of her family and trusted friends. We shall all miss Winnie and her loving talent for helping people and sending people in the right direction.
Winnie shall join her parents and brother at Holy Cross Cemetery. We invite all who knew her to attend the visitation at McMillan & McCormick Mortuary in Gardena, CA on July 25, 2006 from 4PM to 8PM. The funeral service is to be held at McMillan & McCormick Mortuary on Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at 11AM with burial at Holy Cross Cemetery to follow.
Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle