Donald Frederick Knight, age 100, passed away on Jan. 19, 2013. He was born in Dubuque, Iowa on June 15, 1912, the son of Roy and Clara (Langman) Knight. Don married Mima Mary Barrett in Dubuque on Sept. 25, 1938. His career included salesman, machinist, and home improvement business owner. He moved to Boulder in 1968. Don was a past member of the Rocky Mtn. Climbers Club, Boulder Elks Club, and a 45 year member of Trinity Lutheran Church. He loved hunting, fishing, golf, and was an avid Colts and Broncos fan. The past 17 years he was a resident of Golden West in Boulder. Don was preceded in death by his beloved wife Mima in 1992, his son Donald Robert in 1999, and his brother Robert William in 1980. He also was preceded in death by his two seeing eye dog companions, Marin and Sachi. Don is survived by his niece Caryl (Knight) Dani, nephew Richard Knight, grandson Jonathon Knight, granddaughter Jennifer White, three great grandchildren, and three great great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2200 Broadway, Boulder on Fri. Jan. 25 at 2:00 PM. In liew of flowers, donations may be made to guidedogs.com.
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