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Dorothy Jean Knudson

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Funeral services for Dorothy Jean Knudson, 78, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., today, Wednesday, June 13, 2007, at North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery of Spencer. Rev. Wendy Van Tassell will officiate.

Casket bearers will be Bryan Momsen, Jr. Williams, Gary Nelsen, Eldon Larsen, Joey DeBoer and Greg Birchard.

Dorothy passed away at Longhouse Residence in Spencer on Monday, June 9, 2007.

Interment will take place at North Lawn Memorial Park of Spencer.

Dorothy, the daughter of Emmett and Bertha (Kruckman) Williams Christensen, was born April 13, 1929, in Sioux Rapids. Her childhood years were spent in the Rembrandt area, where she received her education, graduating from Rembrandt High School.

Dorothy married William "Bill" Arthur Knudson on May 18, 1963, in Luverne, Minn. Following their marriage, they lived in Spencer, where she worked at several different restaurants over the years and sold Avon products for over 20 years. She also worked cleaning houses, ironing and babysitting for several families in the Spencer area. Dorothy was a past member of the Eagle's.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, William "Bill" on Feb. 27, 1988; a brother-in-law, Gaylen "Doc" Prather; and a nephew, Gaylen "Pee Wee" Prather.

Dorothy is survived by a daughter, Candace Slawson of Spencer; two grandsons; a brother, Jr. Williams and his wife, Joan of Spencer; a sister, Janice Prather of LaGrange, Mo.; and three great-granddaughters.

Arrangements are being handled by the Warner Funeral Home of Spencer.