DeForest-Ryan M. Knott, age 30, passed away on November 9, 2012. He was born on September 29, 1982 to Jeff and Linda Knott.

Ryan graduated from DeForest High School in 2001. He was an avid football fan, loved fishing, golfing, target shooting, and playing softball with his buddies. He also enjoyed playing darts and loved his dogs Kodo and Nellie.

He is survived by his parents; his brother Luke (Stacey) and their daughter Gianna of Stoughton; the love of his life Brittany Bohling of Madison and her family, who viewed Ryan as part of their own family; many aunts and uncles, cousins, and friends.

Ryan was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harold and Elinor Knott, and Ivan and Mary Lou Butterfield.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at RYAN FUNERAL HOME. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service.