Janine Guess Knight, age 81, died on July 4, 2014, after a four-year battle with cancer. She was born June 16, 1933, in Rinard, Iowa, to Goldie and Elden Guess. On October 19, 1952, she married Donald Kent Knight. She received her education in Iowa and was employed by the Richardson School District for 21 years. Don’s business took them throughout Iowa, to Canada, and eventually to Texas in 1968. They’ve lived in Sachse, TX, since 2009. Janine was an avid reader and excellent cook.

Survivors include her husband Don, sister Sonja Rogers (Lee) and children Melody Acord (Andy) and Chris Knight. Grandchildren are Sean T. Burns, Tiffany Acord Geib (Adam), Drake Acord and Sierra Knight. She was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Goldie Lund and Connie Jones, and daughter Daye Ann Knight.

A private memorial will be held at a later date.