January 2, 1952 - February 25, 2015


A Memorial Service celebrating the life of Karen J. Knott, age 63, of St. Cloud, will be at 7:00 PM on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Miller-Carlin Funeral Home in St. Cloud. Karen passed away Wednesday morning with family by her side after years of illness. There will be a visitation at 6:00 PM until the time of service Friday evening at the funeral home. Arrangements are being made with Miller-Carlin Funeral Home, St. Cloud.

Karen was born on January 2, 1952 to Francis and Florine (Durand) Fuchs in St. Cloud. She was raised alongside 5 siblings and graduated from Tech High School. In 1970, Karen married Robert Knott and a few years later they were blessed with their only son, Jeffrey. She worked a variety of part-time jobs but was primarily a homemaker. Karen enjoyed crocheting, painting, and cooking. Her family loved everything she made for them. She was a strong-willed woman who loved to spend time with her family, especially Jeff and her grandchildren.

Karen is survived by her son Jeffrey Knott, St. Cloud; her siblings Dennis (Pam) Durand, St. Cloud; Mary Claire Vos, St. Cloud; Suzy Fuchs, Minneapolis; Fran Schaefer, Sartell; Laurie Ellett, Sauk Rapids; her grandchildren Macalla and Kody Knott; and many other family and friends.

She is preceded by her parents Francis and Florine and her husband Robert.