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Amos William "Bill" "Sonny" Knutson 1917-1967

KNUTSON, STANERSON

Posted By: Merllene Andre Bendixen (email)
Date: 5/27/2014 at 22:59:41

Bill Knutson Killed in Farm Mishap
Spirit Lake Amos William (Bill) Knutson, 50, well-known Spirit Lake area farmer, was killed about 3 p.m. Wednesday when his clothing became tangled in a power take-off on a hay baler.

Investigating authorities said he was killed almost instantly.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union State Line Lutheran Church, Petersburg. Burial will be at Palestine Lutheran Cemetery near Dolliver.

Survivors include his wife, two daughters, Rhonda and Kathryn, both college students, and a son, Roger, of Estherville.

The Knutsons reside on a farm five miles east and two and one half miles north of Spirit Lake. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, November 24, 1967)

Services Set Saturday for Amos Knutson
Amos William Knutson, 50, was killed about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday when his clothing caught in the power take-off of his tractor while he was helping neighbor, Carl Feeger, 2 miles north of Highway 9, just west of Highway 71 in Dickinson county.

He was born Aug. 10, 1917, at Estherville, to Mr. and Mrs. Martin Knutson. He received his education in Estherville and Dolliver schools.

He was married June 19, 1943, to Ruth Stanerson, at Dolliver. They farmed near Dolliver until 1953, when they moved to the present farm in rural Spirit Lake.

He was a member of Union State Line Church, Petersburg.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth, one son, Roger, of Estherville, two daughters, Ronda Marie Knutson, Minneapolis; and Kathryn Ann Knutson, Minneapolis. Also his mother, Mrs. Lula Knutson, Estherville.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Union State Line Church, Petersburg. Burial will be in Palestine Lutheran Cemetery.

Friends may call at Reese-Henry Funeral Home, Estherville, until 11 a.m. Saturday, when the casket will be taken to the church. (Estherville Daily News, Estherville, IA, November 24, 1967)


 

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