Marilyn B. Knight
Marilyn B. Knight
  • October 16, 1927 - January 12, 2018
  • Rockford, Illinois

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Marilyn B. Knight, 90, of Rockford passed away on Friday, January 12, 2018. Born October 16, 1927 in Chadwick, IL. Daughter of Walter and Florence (Kehl) Bailey. United in marriage to Eugene F. Knight on October 26, 1946 in Rockford, IL. Together they shared 67 years of marriage until his passing on March 20, 2015. Member of First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for many years.

Survived by her children, Patricia Colantonio, Kay (Robert) Lehman, and John Knight; 5 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren; sister, Darlin (Roger) Arendsee. Predeceased by her parents, husband, Eugene; son, William Knight.

Funeral service at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 20th, at First Baptist Church, 5304 Charles Street, Rockford. Pastor David Huffstutler officiating. Visitation at 9:30 a.m. until time of service. Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at