Barbara Marie (Mullenbach) Knight, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019, peacefully in her sleep at home in Portage, Wisconsin with her loving husband at her side.
Barb was born on September 8, 1951, in Portage, the daughter of John and Marie (Hilgendorf) Mullenbach. She was married to Glenn Knight on August 17, 1972 at Durward’s Glen. Barb worked in the banking industry for 43 years and retired from Community Bank in Portage, in 2015. She was a member of the National Ski Patrol and a Multi American Barefoot Waterski Champion, and she competed in the 1999 World Senior Barefoot Championship in Houston, Texas. She always enjoyed her day on the lake. She was also a member of the American Barefoot Club, the USA Waterski Association and was an Ambassador for the Chamber of Commerce.
She is survived by her loving husband of 47 years, Glenn; her brother, Bob Mullenbach (Bev Bartels), of Portage; her sister, Jeanne (Greg) Maas, of Punta Gorde, Florida; her sisters-in-law, Sharon (Dwight) Penland, of Canute, Oklahoma and Teresa Plumley, of Stoughton, her nieces and nephews and many close friends. Barb was preceded in death by her parents, John and Marie Mullenbach and her mother-in-law, Charlotte Therrian.
Barb is being honored in the Barefoot Community with a Junior Girls Grant Apply HERE.