Glenda J. Knam
December 17, 1935 – April 12, 2018
Glenda J. Knam was born on December 17, 1935 in Los Angeles, California to parents Leo and Beatrice Lightner. Glenda’s father would unfortunately pass away when she was only a few days old but, her mother would later marry John Paterson who adopted Glenda and helped raise her. Glenda married Robert E. Knam on July 23, 1960 in Burbank, California and they remained devoted to each other for the next 57 years. She passed away on April 12, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona.
Glenda is survived by her husband, Robert, her 4 children, Lana Adickes and her husband Martin, Mark Knam and his wife Debbie, Darla Kory and her husband Russ, and Celia Omas and her husband Jeremy, her grandchildren, Gretchen Adickes, Ben Adickes, Morgan Green, Garett Kory, Sharlie Kory, Roman, Omas, Yura Omas, Nastia Adams, Katelyn Omas, and Christin Omas, and her great-grandchildren, Caiden Omas, Ryder Omas, Annabell Omas, Faith Kory, Landry Omas. She was preceded in death by her parents Leo and Beatrice, her adopted father John, and her step-sister Mary “Toodie” Bailiff.
Funeral services will be held at Glenda’s church, Fellowship of Grace, 7825 W Deer Valley Rd, Peoria, AZ 85382, on Friday, April 20, 2018 with viewing beginning at 9 AM followed by service at 10 AM. She will be laid to rest at Resthaven Park Cemetery in Glendale, AZ.
In lieu of flowers Glenda’s family requests that donations be made to Ligonier Ministries, www.ligonier.org/donate/.
- Ligonier Ministries
- Viewing Friday, April 20, 2018
- Funeral Service Friday, April 20, 2018
Glenda J. Knam
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Carl and Sandra Glassmeyer
April 26, 2018
While we only had the privilege of knowing Glenda for a little over a year, her joy of living and enjoying her family and friends was very evident. We are so looking forward to that joyful reunion with her when Jesus comes back to claim all who are his. Then we'll have plenty of time to get to know one another more. And maybe play some more games?