Leona (Kaye) Knight Buchwald, age 63, beloved wife, daughter, sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and "Dram", passed away November 24, 1990 in Salt Lake City, following a long illness.
Born April 7, 1927 in Granite, Utah to George Peter and Thelma Jewel Roach Knight. Married Verl Von Farnworth, September 17, 1944. Later divorced. Married Byron Roger Buchwald, June 15, 1973. Member of the Cannon 8th Ward. She enjoyed spending time with her family; also enjoyed crafts and Bingo. A very loving and kind person, always thinking of and doing for others.Survivors: her loving husband, Salt Lake City; mother, Thelma Jewel Shapiro, Bountiful; children, Mrs. William (Jewel) Lyons, West Jordan; Sherry LaSalle, Magna; Mrs. Kevin (Cindy) Wales, Virginia Beach, Virginia; George Farnworth, Kearns; stepchildren, Robert Mangum, Magna; Beverly Faugno, Worchester, Massachusetts; Mrs. Vern (Carol) Hicks, Bennion; Mrs. Glenn (Debbie) Reeves, Murray; 31 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Mrs. Fred (Fern) Kroll, Brenham, Texas; Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Pierce, West Valley; Norman Shapiro, Bountiful; Mrs. Joseph (Lois) Brainich, Renton, Washington; half-sister, Mrs. Jack (Faye) Eldredge, West Jordan. Preceded in death by son, James Rodger, and twin daughters, stepfather, Morris Shapiro, and grandparents, James and Martha Roach.
Funeral service Wednesday, 2 p.m., Cannon 8th Ward Chapel, 1172 Glendale Dr. Friends may call at Larkin Mortuary, 260 East So. Temple, Tuesday 6-8 p.m., and Wednesday at the church, one hour prior to the service. Interment: Redwood Memorial Estates. Rest in peace, Mom. We all love you and will miss you.
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