Irene Kay Knight, age 74 of Manistee died peacefully in her sleep at her home on Wednesday morning December 9, 2020.
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She was born on December 12, 1945 in San Francisco, CA the daughter of the late Charles Edward & Bettie Lucile (Santens) Smith. Irene married James E. Knight on August 8, 1998 in Littleton, Colorado.
Irene was a dedicated K-12 educator in Texas and Colorado for more than 37 years.
She is survived by her husband; James E. Knight of Manistee; her son & daughter-in-law; Parker James and Diane Faut of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; her daughter and son-in-law; Sharlyn & Tracy Metsker also of Highlands Ranch, Colorado; five grandchildren: Alison (15) & Martin (15) Faut, Kellen (14), Edward (11), & Abigail (11) Metsker; her sister; Diana Smith of Fresno, California; and the father of her children; James L. Faut.
No public services are planned. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Manistee.
Please share a memory or photo with the family at www.oakgrovefh.com Arrangements by Oak Grove Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Manistee, Michigan.