Edna L. Knutson

Edna L. Knutson, 86, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Alden Estates.

Edna was born December 17, 1929 in Warren, MN to the late Homer and Bertha (Sannes) Short.

She attended high school in East Grand Forks, MN.

She married the love of her life, Oscar A. Knutson on January 4, 1948 in Grand Forks, ND. In 1951they moved to Fort Atkinson. Edna loved to bake, read and spend time with family and friends. She ran an in-home care for 37 years. She and Oscar loved to collect antiques. Together they had the opportunity to travel to Germany and spend a month visiting their daughter's family while their son-in-law was stationed there with the U.S. Army.

Edna is survived by her son, Richard A. (Patty) Knutson of Stoughton and her daughter, Patricia (James) Rostollan of Fort Atkinson; grandsons, Nathan Knutson and Seth (Angela Aron) Knutson; granddaughters, Michelle (Cory) Poast, Mary (Shad) Gevers and Mallory (Dominic Anderson) Rostollan; great grandsons, Devin and Tyler Gevers and Issac Knutson; great granddaughters, Tiffany (John Ashenbrener) Rostollan, Savannah Poast, Layla and Tenley Knutson, and Tate Knutson; special nephew, Carl Oppegaard; special niece, Linda Lindemoen and step grandchildren, Chris and Jenny Gieck.

Edna was preceded by her husband, Oscar who passed in 2011; infant twin daughters, Judy and Jean, twin to Patty, Ronnie at age 2; an infant daughter, Melody Sue; brothers, Russell, Howard, Gordon, Vernon, Robert, Grant and a sister, Mae.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Dunlap Memorial Home in Fort Atkinson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. on Saturday at the funeral home until time of service.

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