FRANCES KNUTSON obituary
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Frances Knutson, 91, died Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 in Chinook, Mont., at the Sweet Memorial Nursing Home of natural causes. Cremation has taken place, and a celebrat i o n o f Frances' life will be held at 4 p . M .
F r i d a y , J u n e 4 , 2 0 1 0 , a t the First Lutheran Church in H a v r e , M o n t . , with Pastor Brad Ulgenes officiating.
Memorials are suggested to Sweet Home, P.O. Box 1149, Chinook, MT 59523.
Funeral arrangements are in care of Holland & Bonine Funeral Home in Havre, Mont.
Frances was born April 9, 1918, in Havre, Mont. She married the love of her life, Kenny Knutson, in 1939, and they lived on the family farm north of Gildford during their early years of marriage. Later they moved to the town of Gildford to raise their sons.
After retiring from farming, she and her husband spent many winters in Phoenix.
Frances kept busy as a homemaker and did sewing and mending for many friends in Gildford. Crocheting and knitting were a favorite pastime.
She made numerous blankets for her kids and grandkids. She also enjoyed her big garden in Gildford.
Frances was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 62 years; and her daughter-in-law, Betty.
She is survived by her two sons, Ron Knutson of Havre, and Rick (Joan) Knutson of Bozeman. She also had three grandchildren and one greatgrandchild, Jacinte (Chris) Kasallis and their daughter, Hailee, of Chicago, Ill.; Nathan (Jaylin) Knutson of Seattle, Wash.; and Jacob Knutson of Bozeman.
Please remember to hold your loved ones closely. Find that place in your heart, where even in middle of the deepest chaos, you can find peace. Let go of ego and, above all, celebrate the present moment.