September 16, 2012 in Obituaries

Obituary: Knoles, Pearl Deane (Luker)

Age 95

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KNOLES, Pearl Deane (Luker)

Passed away on September 9, 2012 in American Fork, Utah at 95 years old. Funeral Service was held on September 14, 2012 in Lehi, Utah. Pearl will be laid to rest next to her husband during a Graveside Service beginning at 3:00PM on Monday, September 17, 2012 at Greenwood Memorial Terrace (Deseret Lawn) in Spokane, Washington.

Dee was born to William and Charlotte Luker in Bountiful, Utah on Dec. 4, 1916. She married Ervin Louis Knoles in Salt Lake City, Utah on March 20, 1936. Ervin was in the Civil Service so they moved to several places until they made their home in Spokane, Washington. They had one daughter, Carol Ann.

Dee was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. She was known for her great meals, wonderful sewing abilities, and compassion and service toward others.

Dee was preceded in death by her parents, all of her siblings and her husband Ervin L. Knoles.

Dee is survived by her daughter, Carol A. Nichols, her grandchildren, Cathy Funkhouser, Shelly George, Israel Nichols, and Josh Nichols, her 16 great grandchildren and her 13 great-great grandchildren whom she adored. RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME 4305 N. DIVISON SPOKANE, WA entrusted with local arrangements. Online guestbook at

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