Karen Wright McKnight

July 12, 1950~Aug. 28, 2014.

Karen Wright McKnight, 64, of Burnet, died Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. She was born in Ft. Worth, TX on July 12, 1950, to Mickey and Marilyn Wright. She spent her life as a loving sister, mother, Mema and friend. She is survived by: her daughters, sons-in-law and a son, Brandi and Mike Chalman, Lisa and Scott Einkauf and Michael McKnight. She is also survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Jan and Chris Farni, as well as her grandchildren: Corey, Collin and Holten Einkauf; Clayton, Nicholas and Kaylyn Chalman and Ethan Moore. She also leaves behind her longtime love, Raymond Van Riper. McKnight was a member of Holy Word Lutheran Church and enjoyed experiencing her grandchildren’s accomplishments with them, always there cheering them on -- whether it was at sporting events or attending a dance competition or play. She also loved reading books, gardening, spending time with her friends, pedicures, cooking, quilting and being outdoors. Her victory celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 6, at Holy Word Lutheran Church in Austin. The family will receive visitors in the fellowship hall following the service.
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