Eloris Ann Knee, 71, of Nampa, Idaho, a former Baker City resident, died July 1, 2003, at her home with her husband, Clarence, and her daughter, Judy, at her side.
Her memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, 5400 Fairview Ave., in Boise.
Eloris was born on March 17, 1932, at Eustis, Neb., to Tom and Inez Howell Adams. She graduated from high school at Weiser, Idaho, in 1950.
She married Clarence Knee on June 8, 1950, at the Assembly of God Church in Weiser. Together they made their home at Weiser; Caldwell, Idaho; Baker City; and most recently at Nampa.
After her banking career, Eloris was self-employed in the family paint, glass, and sign business and last as a family restaurateur. Eloris loved to travel and was a greeting card author. She also enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and especially quiet times with Clarence.
Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Clarence Knee; daughter, Judy Knee of Nampa, Idaho; son, Mike Knee of Baker City; brothers, Keith Adams of Nyssa, Gary and his wife, Teresa Adams of Payette, Idaho, and Dennis and his wife, Colette Adams of Boise; grandchildren, Carmen and Jeff Underwood of Boise and Duane and Stephanie Huffman of Nampa; great-grandchildren, Kylie Huffman and Brooke Huffman of Nampa, and Thomas Jeffery “TJ” Underwood of Boise; her friend and caregiver Roger Schwab; her nephew, Marlin and Chris Adams and niece, Linda and Kim Seskea of Ontario.
Her mother and father preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cancer Treatment Center at St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, Life’s Door Hospice or the Leukemia Foundation. Memorials may be left at Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 11, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor