Carl C. Knutson passed away on June 30, 2011.
Carl was born Sept. 26, 1936, in Havre, Mont., to Cliff and Margaret (Ervin) Knutson. He was raised in Kremlin, Mont., until 1949 when he and his parents moved to Kalispell. He graduated from high school there.
Carl married Mary Hanson, and they had three children, Carl Jr. of California, Julie Mulvey and Karen Sanders of Spokane, Wash.
Carl worked many different jobs. He farmed for his uncle near Gildford, drove for the Baltrusch Brothers and Vita-Rich Dairy, both of Havre, logged around Kalispell and spent several years trucking in Alaska on the ice road. He was very proud to be in AA for 29 years.
Carl is survived by his three children; eight grandchildren; two sisters, Chris Wipf and Donna (Ervin) Reed; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
There will be no services, at his request.