Norma Erma Knight, 80, of Holiday, Fla., formerly of Tecumseh, Mich., passed away on April 3, 2011, at the Heatherhill Healthcare Center in New Port Richey, Fla., surrounded by her family and Hernando Pasco Hospice. Norma was born Jan. 10, 1931, in Detroit, Mich., the daughter of Karl and Wilhelmina (Schure) Plaar.
Norma attended Denby High School in Detroit, Mich. On May 23, 1953, she married Bobbie Dee Knight who preceded her in death on May 9, 2007. Norma worked as a switchboard operator, meter maid for Tecumseh Police Department and was a homemaker. She was passionate about reading fiction, knitting, and gardening. Above all she loved her family.
She is survived by her children, one daughter, Lynda Schutte and her husband, Dane, of Holiday, Fla., two sons, Randy Knight and his wife, Sherry of Surprise, Ariz. and Brian Knight of Tecumseh, Mich.; seven grandchildren, Amber and Aaron Schutte, Jessie Keltner, Randi Jean, Brandon, Jacob and Erica Knight along with four great-grandchildren, Cole and Chloe Schutte, Peyton and Christopher Lekoff, Jocelyn and Jayla Keltner and Ryan Knight and Ethan; one brother, Ronald Plaar and his wife, Carol of Livonia, Mich.; and life-long friend, Beverly Sillich of Sterling Heights, Mich.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Bobbie D. Knight and her parents.
The burial will be at Brookside Cemetery in Tecumseh, Mich.