Joan G. Knowles
Joan G. Knowles, 80, of Carson City, Nev., died Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.
Joan was born in Cortez, on Nov. 29, 1932. She graduated from Montezuma-Cortez High School. She married Richard J. (Dick) Knowles on Dec. 30, 1953, and they were married more than 40 years. Joan is preceded in death by her husband, Dick, who passed away in 1998 in Texas.
Joan had enjoyed her career as an appraiser and real estate agent in the Carson City area and had recently retired. She enjoyed politics and watching football and baseball. Joan’s most enjoyable pastime was researching the various family lines.
Joan is survived by her brother, Newell Goodall, and wife Barbara of Tennessee; sister Judy Baros and husband, Bernie; brother Rick Goodall and wife, Geri,; sister Jeannie Counihan and husband, Tom,; her four children, Peggy Knowles Troupe Bohn and husband, Dale, Richard D. (Rick) Knowles and wife, Donel, all of Carson City, Nev., Robert M. (Bob) Knowles and Kristi Knowles and husband, Adam Bushong, all of Austin, Texas; granddaughter Ryan Knowles Budde of Indiana and grandsons James and Jason Knowles and Josh Troupe all of Carson City, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
A graveside service and burial were held at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Lone Mountain Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Veterans Guest House in Reno, Nev. (775-324-6958 ext. 11), the Reno Cancer Foundation in Reno, Nev. (775-239-1970), the American Cancer Society or a charity of your choice in memory of Richard J. and/or Joan G. Knowles.