Jan 10, 1920 – Mar 3, 2017
Ann M. Knott
Ann Knott, a long-time resident of Seattle, Washington, died early in the morning of 3 May 2017 at Queen Anne Healthcare in Seattle after suffering a major stroke.
Ann was born 10 January 1920 in Emmett, Idaho, the daughter of Edward Michael Mayer and Effie Lillian Scott. Following graduation from Emmett High School, she attended a Business College in Boise, Idaho and then found work as a stenographer in Pullman, Washington. In Pullman she met her future husband, Norman P. Knott, and they were married 14 May 1939 in Moscow, Idaho. They divorced 3 August 1960 in Seattle, Washington.
Ann and Norman lived in Pullman and Yakima, Washington, before moving to Seattle early in 1945. In Seattle, Ann took part in neighbourhood activities for many years, first in south Seattle, then in the neighbourhood of Haller Lake. In the mid-1950s, Ann returned to the workforce full time, first with the Seattle Chamber of Commerce, then with Eddie Bower when it was still locally owned. After retirement Ann moved to the Ballard district, where she was able to indulge her interest in gardening. For the last ten years, Ann has lived at Norse Home on Phinney Avenue North.
Ann was predeceased by her brothers Reece E. Mayer and Harold S. Mayer and her granddaughter Jennifer (Foster) McGowan. She is survived by daughters Gayel A. Knott and Judith Foster, grandson Andrew Horsfall, and four great-grandsons.
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