Friday, December 5, 2014


NAME OF DECEASED: Arlie Wayne Knight       AGE:  78

ADDRESS: 5318 County Road E, Athens, WI 54411, formerly of Ogema, WI

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH:  Died at his residence, Friday, December 5, 2014.

TIME & PLACE OF SERVICES: 11:00 AM, Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.

OFFICIATING:  Deacon Joe Stefancin

INTERMENT:   2:00 PM, Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Lakeview Cemetery, Rib Lake WI

VISITATION: 9:30 until the time of services at 11:00 AM Tuesday December 9, 2014 at Hemer Funeral Home, Medford Chapel.

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: May 28, 1936, Whiteside County, Illinois

EDUCATION: 1956 Graduate of Westboro High School

MARRIAGE: Carol Shirley Peterson on February 2, 1963 in Rib Lake, WI

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Honorably Discharged from the US Army, Armor Division, on February 5, 1962 at the rank of SP4 E4. Arlie loved to “Tinker around,” and took pleasure in making different items out of wood including shelves and eagles. He also enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, traveling and playing with his dogs. His favorite times were spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Carol Shirley (Peterson) Knight

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Rocky (Bonnie) Knight of Medford, WI, Wade (Joan) Knight Athens, WI

CHILDREN DECEASED: Daughter, Laura Denise Knight on March 16, 1986.

GRANDCHILDREN: Katie (Tommy) Weaver, Courtney (Kevin) Zelms, Justin Knight, Michael Baynes, Aaron, Chirstina and Roger Knight, Angel and Sabrina Weaver, Ava Zelms.

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Brother, William Knight of Ogema, WI, Sister-in-Law Mary Jo Knight of Westboro, WI.

BROTHERS/SISTERS DECEASED: Sister: Sharon Wojcik, on April 28, 2013, Brother: Everett Stan Knight on June 6, 2001, Brother-in-Law, Joseph Wojcik on September 29, 2014.

DECEASED FATHER:  Melvin Arthur Knight, April 5, 2000.   DECEASED MOTHER: Edna Emma Pratt, August 12, 1999.

PALLBEARERS: Katie Weaver, Justin Knight, Courtney Zelms, Aaron, Christina and Roger Knight

OTHER INFORMATION:  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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