Joan G. Knowles
Joan G. Knowles, 80, of Carson City, Nev., ended her life’s journey on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013.
Joan was born in Cortez on Nov. 29, 1932. She graduated from Montezuma Cortez High School. She was married to 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 in Genealogy.
She is survived by her brother, Newell Goodall and wife Barbara of Tenn.; sister, Judy Baros, and husband, Bernie; and brother, Rick Goodall, and wife, Geri, all of Colorado.
She is also survived by sister, Jeannie Counihan, and husband Tom of Pa.; 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; grandsons James and Jason Knowles and Josh Troupe all of Carson City, Nev., and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
A graveside service and burial was held Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at Lone Mountain Cemetery with Pastor Ken Haskins officiating.
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.
The family of Joan wishes to thank all of the Physicians and staff in the Carson City and Reno areas and all of her family, friends and former colleagues.
You helped to make her life journey more complete.
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