Donna Faye Dufurrena Knight passed away March 17, 2013, at her Winnemucca home. She was born Nov. 1, 1942, to Raymond and Flora Duferrena in Reno, Nev.

Donna worked for Nevada Bell for 30 years prior to retirement, then worked for Humboldt Telephone Company for a number of years before retiring in 2012. Donna was a lifelong resident of Humboldt County. She enjoyed quilting, crocheting, reading and doll making. Her greatest joys in life were her children and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband Kenneth Knight.

Donna is survived by her children: daughter Colleen and husband Tom Reid of Spring Creek, Nev., son Jerry Holt of Winnemucca, Nev., daughter Janie and husband Ed Sampson of Winnemucca, Nev., son Kevin and wife Taunya Holt of Orovada, Nev., son Kevin Knight of Reno, Nev., daughter Kelly and husband James Farrett of Kings River, Nev., daughter Dasey and husband Mike Miller of Fernley, Nev., sisters Marguerite Wavara and Judy Smith of Carson City, Nev. She also had 14 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

It was Donna's request not to have funeral services. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Humboldt Hospice, P.O. Box 843, Winnemucca, NV 89446.