Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 3:00 PM at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Skime, MN.
Steven Melvin Knutson passed away, surrounded by family, February 27, 2021 at the Altru Hospital in Grand Forks, ND at the age of 61.
Steve was born on June 15, 1959 in International Falls, MN to Clara (Reitan) and Hans Knutson. He attended school at Int’l Falls High School. He started work at Marvin Windows and Doors at the age of 18 and worked there for 32 years, until he retired after his stroke. He and Lyla Mae Johnson were married on June 3, 1978 in Int’l Falls and raised five daughters.
Steve's passion in life was his wife, kids and grandkids. Walking his five girls down the aisle has brought him pure joy. He enjoyed camping, traveling, working on cars and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his wife, Lyla of Warroad; daughters, Sandy (Jerry) Parnow, Katie (Tony) Dion, Dixie (Matthew) Horgeshimer, DeeDee (Chad) Skeim, and Ashley (Gus) Holm; siblings, Albert (Linda) Knutson, Allan (Geri) Knutson, Theresa Knutson, Linda (Dennis) Hoppe, Tina (Tommy) Edberg and Terry Leckner; 14 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clara and Hans Knutson; sister, Jane Knutson; brother, LeRoy Knutson, mother-in-law, Caroline Johnson and father-in-law, Garfield Johnson.
Services will be held at a later date.
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