John was born on November 11, 1932 and entered into heaven on October 1, 2017. He was an elder tribal member of the Hopland Band of Pomo Indian. John shared 60 beautiful years of marriage to the late Christine Perez Knight. Together they raised 8 children: Tina Zapien, Deanna Knight, Kathy Cruz, Victoria Knight, Marlene Flores, John Knight Jr, Terri Ortega and Damon Knight. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, great grandfather, great great grandfather, uncle and friend. John served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict, he was awarded numerous medals. He will be missed by so many and will stay in our hearts forever.
Family and friends are invited to a Funeral Service on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Eggen & Lance Chapel, 1540 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa, with interment to follow at Santa Rosa Memorial Park.