Kerensa Knowles was born November 10, 1980, in Plantation, FL. She graduated from Poway High School in Poway, CA, and from the University of California Irvine. Before receiving her Master of Social Work from San Diego State University, Kerensa worked with autistic children. Afterwards, she worked as a social worker with St. Michael Hospice.
Kerensa is survived by her daughter, Hazelle Cora Knowles; her mother, Barbara Jane Donselman; and two brothers, Travis Edward Donselman and David Erik Donselman. She is predeceased by her father, Henry Martin Donselman, and her husband, John Knowles.
Kerensa will be remembered for her love of her daughter and of all children.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 30470 Pauba Road, Temecula.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations toward an educational fund for Kerensa's 10 month old daughter, Hazelle.