Dolores Ann (Fisher) Knott, our loving and caring mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, friend, and confidant went into the Lord’s hands on Monday September 4, 2017. Dolores was born on November 19, 1922.
Dolores was known for her kindness and generosity, her appreciation of so many things, and her willingness to help others. She spent 70 of her 94 years in Gaylord and was known by many people because of the businesses she and Bud owned, Knott’s Hops and Schnapps, and Knott’s Shell Service.
Dolores had remarkable interpersonal skills and gained the friendship and respect of many for her contributions to their lives and her unique ability to immediately connect with people. She was a friend to many and continued to build new friendships over her last two and one-half years as she lived out the balance of her life at McReynolds Hall in Gaylord.
Dolores is survived by her children, Terry (Sally) Knott, Christine Lenartowicz, and Kathy Capps; grandchildren Rebecca A. Knott (fiancé, Wilson Cooke) Bethany C. (Slayden) Johnson, Robert (Sheryl) Zimmerman, Melissa (Tim) O’Rourke, Jesse (Kristol) Lenartowicz, Heather N. Figueroa, and Christine (Adrian) Figueroa; great-grandchildren, Ellis Ann Johnson, Evie Parker Johnson, Marcus O’Rourke, Hali Lenartowicz, Ty Lenartowicz, Sydney Figueroa, Tristan Figueroa, and Troy Figueroa; brother, Ralph C. (Virginia) Fisher; and nieces and nephews, Barbara, Christopher, Brian, Peggy, Susie, Patty.
Dolores was preceded in death by her husband Floyd (Bud) Knott, parents Raymond M. and Clara A. Fisher, brothers Raymond Fisher, Jr., Bernard F. Fisher and his wife Joy, and son-in-law Leonard Capps.
The family invites you to join them in a celebration of her life on Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12 noon at the Nelson Funeral Home in Gaylord, MI.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday beginning at 10AM until the time of service.
Memorial contributions in Dolores’s honor may be made to the Peace Lutheran Church, PO Box 1153 Gaylord, MI 49734.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.