Dorthela Bishop Knott


Our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and friend, Dorthela Bishop Knott, passed away April 27, 2018, at the age of 89 surrounded by her loving family at her home. Dot was born on Nov.  17, 1928 to Heber Grant and Vera Swensen Bishop, in Hinckley, Utah. She is the fifth of ten children. 

Dot worked very hard from a young age helping around the house with her siblings. She graduated from Hinckley High School, continued her education at Snow Collage and SUU.  She then faithfully served an LDS Mission to the Great Lakes Mission, then married Richard Albert Knott for all time and eternity in the Manti Temple, Sept. 19, 1952. They were blessed with four children, Steven, Margo, Teresa and Janell. While raising their family she work at Hill Air Force Base as a riveter on the airplanes and at Utah Telephone Credit Union for 14 years as a loan officer.

Dot loved her family and loved serving the lord as a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints serving in all organizations of the church.  Some of her favorite callings was serving with Richard at Temple Square as a tour guide and two years at the Beehive House.

She is survived by Margo (Douglas) Hoyt, Teresa (Jeff) Boynton, Paul (Carolyn) Blad, 16 grandchildren  and 26 great-grandchildren, who greatly miss their grandma’s laughter, her charm, her twinkle in her eye and her love; also other numerous family and friends. Preceded in death her husband Richard, son Steven, daughter Janell, mother and father, and several brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be held Saturday May 5, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Bountiful 30th Ward Chapel, 2200 S. 600 East, Bountiful. Viewing will be held before services from 9:30 to 10:40 a.m. Interment to follow services at Bountiful City Cemetery, 2224 S. 200 West, Bountiful.  Many thanks to her hospice nurse Staci and aid Sierra who loving took such loving care of Dot.


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