Interment was held at Little Sioux Lutheran Cemetery of Milford.
Rose passed away on Nov. 8, 2007, at the St. Lukes Lutheran Home where she had been a resident since 1999.
Rose Isabelle Jones was born to Edward and Ardellia Jones on March 30, 1905, in Nebraska. She worked in a grocery, dry goods store as a young lady.
She married Knudt Knudtson on July 2, 1936. She nurtured and loved his six children as her own. They lived on the Knudtson century farm in Okoboji Township until 1952, when they retired to Milford. After moving to town she cleaned cottages around the lake. She was a hard worker in her church, Little Sioux Lutheran Church.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Knudt in 1979; three sisters; one brother; a stepdaughter and her husband, Greta and Ernest Dannatt; and one stepson, Kenneth Knudtson.
Rose is survived by four stepchildren: Freeman Knudtson and wife, Edna Mae of Spencer, Orville Knudtson and wife, Virginia of Prescott, Ariz., and Marie Welle and husband, Bud and Rose Anderson -- both of Milford; a daughter-in-law, Geneva Knudtson of Milford; 18 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and 42 great-great-grandchildren.