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Knudtson, Elmer L. 1914-2009


Posted By: Reid R. Johnson (email)
Date: 7/6/2014 at 07:26:50

Cedar Rapids Gazette, Fri., 6 Mar. 2009.

Guttenberg-- Elmer L. Knudtson, 94, of Guttenberg, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Guttenberg Care Center after a long illness. Funeral Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Guttenberg, by the Rev. Harold McMillin. Burial: Guttenberg City Cemetery. The family will greet friends from (?) to 8 p.m. today at Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Guttenberg and one hour before service time at the church.

Survivors include four daughters, Bonnie Moser of Colesberg, Karen Kriesler and Sandy Kolker, both of Guttenberg, and Diane Schoenauer of Waukee; and a son, Dennis of Grimes.


Added by Cheryl Moonen 10/27/2019:

Funeral: St. Paul's Lutheran Church Guttenberg, Iowa.

Elmer L. Knudtson was born the son of Olavus and Bergelot "Belle" (Stave) Knudtson, November 13, 1914, in Gunder, Iowa.

He died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Guttenberg Care Center.

Elmer received his education locally and was a self employed trucker for many years. On February 19, 1938, he was united in marriage with Alverta Harbaugh in St. Olaf, Iowa. He enjoyed mechanical work especially small engines, fishing, biking, and hiking.

Those left to cherish his memory are four daughters, Bonnie Moser of Colesburg, Karen Kriesler of Guttenberg, Sandy (Jim) Kolker of Guttenberg, and Diane (Russell) Schoenauer of Waukee; one son, Dennis (Elaine) Knudtson of Grimes; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-Law, Dorothy Knudtson of Guttenberg and Lois Barry of Dubuque.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Alverta, one son, Ronald, one grandson, Jeff Kolker, one brother, Orvin, two sisters, Myrtle Butikofer and Selma Landsgaard, and one son-in-law, Don A. Moser.

Casket Bearers: Frank Schoenauer, Rusty Schoenauer, Eric Knudtson, Craig Knudtson, Manford Sheriff, and Brett VanderVelden - Tuecke-Allyn Funeral Home, Guttenberg, IA.

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