Timothy “Tim” James Knight, age 54, of Chesterton, Ind., passed away on
Saturday, September 28, 2013.
He was born in Chicago, Ill., on April 9, 1959 to Francis and Kathleen (Moriarity)
He is survived by his loving family, wife Maria (Angotti) Knight of
Chesterton, Ind.; daughters, Rebecca (Dan) Hartmann of Fishers, Ind., and
Ashley Knight (Mike Murphy) of Chicago, Ill.; son Tim Knight of Portland,
Ore.; brother, Frank Knight of Iowa; sister Pam (Tom) Kennedy of Chicago,
Ill.; granddaughter Madelyn Murphy; close friend Delores Callaway and many
nieces and nephews, neighbors and his extended Flannery’s family.
Tim was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Kathleen Knight, and
sister Mary Jo Arp.
Tim worked as a mechanic for Otis Elevators. He was a master mechanic
certified and skilled in semi-truck and elevator repair. He was a veteran of
the Army Reserve, serving for over 25 years.
Tim was a kind-hearted and generous man. He admired integrity and loyalty in
those he called friends. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather,
friend and neighbor and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at
11:00 a.m. at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Rd., Chesterton,
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 1, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00
p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.
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