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Obituary ~ Maj. Gordon Rogne Knutson
April 18, 1940 ~ January 17, 2001

The Clear Lake Mirror
Clear Lake, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

Gordon R. Knutson, 60, a retired Major in the U.S.A.F, passed away January 17, 2001 in Seabrook, Texas.

Gordon Rogne Knutson was born on April 18, 1940 in Elkader, Iowa to Dr. Milton LeRoy Knutson and Edna Jean Matthews. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1958. He attended Grinnell College and Oklahoma State University. He received his M.B.A. from the University of Nebraska.

He was a 50-year Scouter and was active in Masonic work and his church.

Gordon is survived by his wife Julia Knutson of Seabrook, Texas; his mother, Jean Knutson of Clear Lake, Iowa; his sons, Brian Knutson and his wife, Angelique, and grandson Nathaniel, of Weirton, West Virginia, and Christopher Knutson of Seabrook, Texas; one brother, Eric Knutson, O.D., and his wife Pat, of Covallis, Oregon; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, M.L. Knutson, O.D.

A memorial service was held February 4, 2001 in the afternoon at the Methodist Church, Seabrook, Texas.

Rowe Funeral Home, 1625 E. Main, Lague City, Texas, is in charge of arrangements.

Gordon was buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2017



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